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Aging prisoners bring healthcare cost headache

Jul 9, 2014
States cut costs of prison healthcare, but aging inmates could drive it back up.
Posted In: prisons, health care costs, elderly

Obama's numbers, and our numbers, for Guantanamo Bay

May 23, 2013
President Barack Obama reeled out some numbers about Gitmo today. We reel out some more.
Posted In: Guantanamo Bay, Barack Obama, prisons

In northwest Louisiana, inmates fill sandbags for Isaac

Aug 30, 2012
Residents in northwest Louisiana are preparing homes and businesses for possible flooding as the remnants of Isaac make a slow progression northward.
Posted In: Hurricane Isaac, Louisiana, prisons

What Now: The crime economy

Jan 6, 2012
Reforming our prison system may, in fact, help the country grow -- economically.
Posted In: What Now?, Crime, prisons

Robot prison guard

Nov 28, 2011
The headline pretty much says it all.
Posted In: robots, prisons

Inmates profit from homebuyer credit

Jun 23, 2010
Nearly 1,300 prison inmates across the nation swindled the government out of $9.1 million in tax credits reserved for first-time homebuyers,...
Posted In: first-time home buyer, prisons, tax credit