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PCWG in the News
Corrections Corporation of America Refuses Moment of Silence to Honor
Employee Slain During Prison Riot
PCI press release
Corrections Corporation of America Admits to Falsified Staffing Records,
Violating Contract with Idaho DOC
PCWG press release
CCA Excludes Shareholder Resolution Requiring Company to Fully Disclose
Information about REIT Conversion
PCWG press release
Thomas Wierdsma, Sr. V.P. GEO Group, Inc.
Video deposition posted December 6, 2012.
CCA Political Contributions Report 2011
Immigrants prove big business for prison companies
Locking up illegal immigrants has grown
profoundly lucrative for the private prisons industry, a reliable pot of
revenue that helped keep some of the biggest companies in business.
Justice Policy Institute and Grassroots Leadership letter to Virginia
Governor McDonnell Eleven
organizations signed on to urge Governor McDonnell not to privatize the
state's civil commitment facility.