Today is the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, with a special memorial for Marcia Powell taking place in Tucson this evening, and a rally occurring tomorrow at the AZ Department of Corrections (1601 W. Jefferson Phoenix) at 12 Noon.
Forwarded by the guys at Private Corrections Institute. I'm very sad to hear this. I'll leave it there for now, having edited my earlier post on this..I'll save all that for another time.
Council OKs Agreement With Private Prison Firm
December 16th, 2009
By Sam Conner
The Winslow City Council passed a resolution last week authorizing a memorandum of understanding with Ruby Wash Properties LLC regarding development of a private prison complex in Winslow after considerable debate and time spent in executive session.
The proposal is for a 5,000-bed prison unit, a wastewater treatment plant, two water towers, and a police and fire substation in the area. The company has stated that the complex may eventually expand to some 11,000 to 16,000 prison beds, and include a federal prison unit. That would require leasing property at the
The resolution was necessary for Ruby Wash Properties, LLC and its affiliated company to respond to a request for proposals (RFP) from the State of