Monday, May 3, 2010
A very interesting article from the Pahrump Valley Times (In Nevada), regarding CCA's decision to opt out of a contract to run a women's prison in 2004 because of the high medical costs associated with its operation. This is especially pertinent considering CCA is scheduled to open a new prison in Pahrump. Though the contract cancellation isn't exactly routine for CCA, this isn't the only time they've cancelled a long-term contract due to costs, essentially leaving the state to clean up its mess. And I worry with this new facility coming online, it won't be the last. Good luck, Pahrump. You're going to need it.