Prison Privatization

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Miami-Dade Prison Employees Expecting Layoffs Over Prison Privatization

Health 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.

CBS Miami–01/04/2013

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Head Of Florida’s Prison Agency Steps Down

Ken 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.


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Senate Prison Privatization Bill Voted Down

The 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 Privatization

A 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.


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Scott Won’t Appeal Prison Privatization Ruling

Florida Governor Rick Scott will not appeal a court ruling that scuttled the administration’s plans to privatize prisons in South Florida.