Miami-Dade Prison Employees Expecting Layoffs Over Prison PrivatizationHealth care workers at Miami-Dade County prisons and at eight other county prison systems across the state will be fired soon because their jobs have been outsourced.
Head Of Florida's Prison Agency Steps DownKen Tucker, who took over the Department of Corrections last year, said in a video message he is leaving because he's approaching a mandatory retirement date.
Senate Prison Privatization Bill Voted DownThe Florida Senate voted down a bill Tuesday which would have privatized about 30 prisons in the southern part of the state.
Fla. Judge Again Blocks Prison PrivatizationA Florida circuit judge has ordered the state to "cease and desist" from taking further steps toward accepting bids for a prison-privatization plan that she found unconstitutional.
Scott Won't Appeal Prison Privatization RulingFlorida Governor Rick Scott will not appeal a court ruling that scuttled the administration’s plans to privatize prisons in South Florida.