Chuck Ryan “uninformed”

Report: Prisons director uninformed about faulty locks By: Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services August 15, 2019 The head of the Department of Corrections remained “surprisingly uninformed” about nonfunctioning locks at one of the state’s largest prisons that...

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Advocacy Letters

WhyWrite  Legislators care about re-election and about passing bills  Letters provide a written record of constituents’ concerns and positions and communicate a serious interest in an issue Remind them that they work for you, and you are paying attention to their...

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Tucson Outlaws for-profit Prisons

Tucson Draws the Line on Prison Privatization Saturday, May 19, 2018 By Joe Watson, Truthout | Op-Ed (Source: Pixabay) On Tuesday, May 8, Tucson, Arizona, passed a long-overdue resolution banning the privatization of its jails and detention centers. One more...

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Core Civic (CCA) and Slave Labor

IMMIGRANT DETAINEE ACCUSES ICE CONTRACTOR CORECIVIC OF LOCKING HIM IN SOLITARY OVER $8 Ryan Devereaux, Spencer Woodman April 19 2018, 7:34 a.m. IT WAS LATE March and Arafat Hasan Riad was entering his seventh day in solitary confinement. Speaking over a fuzzy phone...

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