Even after another scathing audit TDOC was just extended 3 years and will continue to contract with Core Civic. Listen to HIGHLIGHTS from the hearing yesterday.
Rep. Clemmons says “Core Civic And Privatized Prisons Are A Cancer” and points out TN by law is only supposed to have 1 in the state, but Core Civic found a loophole.
Meanwhile an assistant commissioner explains away high prison guard rape numbers by saying they really just start relationships with inmates.
Core Civic has spent over $3 million buying support from legislators, mostly Republican.
LISTEN TO THE PODCAST VERSION.
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