2016-02-23 17:28:32

Prisons for Profit: Under Kasich, Ohio Becomes Laboratory for Privatizing Public Jails

Ohio holds the distinction of being the first state to sell off a public prison to a private corporation. This happened in 2011 when Governor John Kasich oversaw the sale of Lake Erie Correctional Institution to the Corrections Corporation of America. The sale was promoted as a way to save the state money, but according to the ACLU of Ohio, the plan largely backfired.'

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