Below is a report prepared that summarizes New Mexico Legislative Finance Committee (LFC) documents regarding private prisons.
The construction of prisons and detention centers in rural areas is frequently based on the untested assumption that the facilities will bring jobs. Thus, prisons are often promoted as rural development tools that will create jobs and stimulate rural communities. Numerous regional and national level studies (listed below) demonstrate that rural prison hosting does not … Read moreNM Rural Prison Hosting
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