Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Florida Gov Appeals Court Ban on Privatizing Prisons

Florida court blocks privatized prisons; after protracted tussle and waffling on whether to appeal the decision, the governor has filed an appeal, as reported here.

Previously, the governor had announced he would drop it.  Article here.

Earlier and more complete coverage of the saga from the New York Times here.

1 comment:

  1. From what I understand, the court blocked the state budget funding of private prisons because it felt that the issue was a significant policy decision and merited debate.