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With a prison population straining within aging facilities and under the effects of opioid addiction, the Bluegrass State is returning to the Lee Adjustment Center to house some of its inmates.
Developments in the last three years have injected drama into the lives of private prison companies, but the criticisms of watchdogs in and out of government proved no match for correctional companies in support of the new Presidential administration.
Who’s overseeing America’s largest for-profit prison operation? More than a few familiar faces, including one former head of a federal law enforcement agency.