Idaho governor says state will take over operation of CCA-run prison after decade of problems

  • Article by: REBECCA BOONE , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 3, 2014 - 2:05 PM

BOISE, Idaho — Idaho will take over the operation of its largest prison from one of the nation's biggest corrections contractors, abruptly ending an experiment with privatization at a facility that has been plagued by understaffing, multiple lawsuits and allegations of contract fraud.

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actualreaderJan. 3, 1412:42 PM

Wow. You sure wouldn't want to "grow state government" -- to its levels prior to 2008? -- instead of letting the taxpayers pay out millions on lawsuits due to profiteering. (Never mind the injuries to prisoners and guards, which I'm sure the conservatives don't mind anyway.)

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