Thank you to the people at Ohio’s Death Row on Blogger for bringing this to our attention –
Ohio prisons could soon become corporations if lawmakers pass a bill that would privatize up to half of the state’s correctional facilities.
An e-mail sent by the Ernie Moore, the director of Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, warned workers of the possibility, 10 Investigates’ Paul Aker reported on Thursday.
Supporters of the bill said privatizing prisons could save tax dollars, but the prison system’s union employees worry it means they will be out of work.
More information can be found here;
(Even though the above link is for Ohio Civil Service Employees they do have resources that could be utilized by citizens on that page.)