States Can’t Afford Prison System Boom


A great follow-up to yesterday’s post about Geo Group and its prison profiteering brethren, this article out today–State’s Can’t Afford Prison System Boom–explains more of the state-level context of the struggle for criminal justice reform.  With so many states battling budget crises and prison overcrowding, the doors have opened not only for advocates to present solutions, but for powerful lobbies that have an interest in the ongoing expansion of prisons to throw their weight around.

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