Private prison industry
The Florida Senate defeated a measure yesterday that would have privatized the state’s prisons, a plan that has faced accusations that Gov. Rick Scott’s desire to hand over the prisons to private companies was a favor to an industry that has been generous in its campaign contributions.
Here's a recap of Public Campaign and Public Campaign Action Fund's (PCAF) work from November 7 through November 18, 2011.
Public Campaign, along with PICO (People Improving Communities through Organizing), released a new report today: Unholy Alliance: How the private prison industry is corrupting our democracy and promoting mass incarceration.
Excerpt from the report: