|Submitted||March 31, 2016|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:
All communications (electronic, written, faxed, text messages, or otherwise) sent to, from, or regarding any and all executives, spokespeople, attorneys or other representatives of:
• Corrections Corporation of America
including but not limited to all communications including/mentioning
• the @cca.com and @correctionscorp.com domain names
• "Corrections Corporation of America."
Please include communications sent to, from, or regarding all representatives of this agency (current and at all relevant periods prior, spanning any period during which the jurisdiction was considering, engaged with, or ending relations with the aforementioned entity), including all agreements (as well as associated amendments and exhibits), tax-related materials, invoices, and any other available records.
Should terminology be unclear or further clarification be necessary, a phone call will happily be arranged.
In regards to all necessary requester status considerations, it should be noted that this request is being made by a member of the news media as part of a nationwide journalistic investigation on the privatization of corrections and institutions (physical, systemic, political, etc.) in the greater correctional and law enforcement system. In addition to being a news media request submitted in the public interest, all communications generated in the processing of this request, in addition to the requested materials, will be made available to the general public as part of a curated news series.
This request is not being made for commercial purposes.
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.
Beryl C.D. Lipton
What is the date range for the request?? Is there a certain department which we should focus on finding the responsive information?