Monday, May 3, 2010

Those Who Don't Study History...

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.

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