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October 2001 Archives (International News)

22nd October 2001

PRESS RELEASE: As States Struggle with Budget Crises, Governments Spend Huge Sums on Economic Development Subsidies for Private Prisons

An analysis of the first two decades of Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) by the US research centre Good Jobs First questions how the US's largest private prison company can remain viable in the face of continuing operational problems and current national corrections trends modifying lengthy prison terms. Read more

25th October 2001

Tax Payers Underwrite Private Prisons

As States Struggle with Budget Crises, Governments Spend Large Sums on Economic Development Subsidies for Private Prisons. Press release from Good Jobs First in the US. Read more