CONNEAUT, Ohio — A private prison in Ohio has been making headlines in all the wrong ways since the state sold the facility in 2011. Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) paid the state $72.7 million for the Lake Erie Correctional Institution in an unprecedented move that the company’s representatives predicted would serve as a model for other states at the time. The private prison company sent correspondence to leaders in 48 other states, trying to encourage them to make similar deals.Read more
MARION, Ohio — Ohio is expected to save more than $13 million with the changes put in place to consolidate and privatize its correctional facilities.
Three Ohio state prisons have a change in management or operations as part of a consolidation and privatization effort by Gov. John Kasich.Read more