The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) recently celebrated the groundbreaking of a new federal courthouse in downtown Nashville, dedicating it to late U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson.Read more
Saipan is the location of a new U.S. Courthouse that broke ground this month as part of a 20-year lease construct arrangement between the federal government and MMC.Read more
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has advanced efforts to modernize a historic Toledo courthouse.Read more
MILAN, N.M. — The upcoming closure of the Cibola County Correctional Center in Milan is set to relocate approximately 1,200 inmates to other facilities and leave some 300 employees without work. The facility, which is run by the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) of Nashville, Tenn., is scheduled to close in late September.Read more
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Nashville-based Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the nation’s largest private prisons operator, grew on Oct. 29 when it announced the purchase of Oklahoma City, Okla.-based Avalon Correctional Services Inc., a privately held company that provides residential reintegration programming to help residents return to their communities. After the purchase, CCA now touts itself as the largest domestic owner of community corrections beds.Read more
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Nashville-based Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the nation’s largest owner of partnership correctional and detention facilities, announced on Aug. 31 that it has acquired four community corrections facilities for approximately $13.5 million. The facilities were previously owned and/or operated by a privately held owner of community corrections facilities and other government leased assets.Read more
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) decided on Dec. 29 not to renew its contract with the 2,016-bed Northeast Ohio Correction Center, a privately-owned prison in Youngstown for low-level offenders.Read more
MONTPELIER, Vt. — The Vermont Department of Corrections is looking for a new out-of-state contractor to house about 500 inmates that Vermont does not have the capacity to hold.
The state currently has a four-year contract with Nashville, Tenn.-based Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), which will expire next July. CCA is currently housing the Vermonters in Kentucky and Arizona, which is not ideal because it puts a rather large distance between inmates and their families.
TROUSDALE COUNTY, Tenn. — The Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the nation’s largest owner of partnership correctional and detention facilities, has agreed to finance, design, build and operate a 2,552-bed correctional facility in Trousdale County, Tenn. According to a release issued by CCA, the facility will meet the responsibilities of a separate intergovernmental service agreement (IGSA) between Trousdale County and the State of Tennessee regarding correctional services.Read more
BOISE, Idaho — Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter asked the Idaho Board of Correction earlier this month to take over the operation of the 2,080-bed Idaho Correctional Center (ICC), the state’s largest prison. Gov. Otter is ending a $29 million contract with private contractor Nashville, Tenn.-based Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) after the facility has dealt with multiple lawsuits alleging violence, understaffing and contract fraud.Read more