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Gov. Ivey Leases CoreCivic Prisons in $3 Billion Plan

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Gov. Kay Ivey has committed the state of Alabama to lease two major prisons from one of the nation’s biggest private prison operators. The signed agreements with CoreCivic are for two prisons that haven’t been built yet. President Joe Biden has ordered the federal system to eliminate private prisons, but these terms are different: CoreCivic will…

Alabama Prison Construction Plan Inches Forward

Alabama’s governor is asking four companies to submit bids for building new state prisons. Gov. Kay Ivey announced Tuesday that four developer teams have qualified for the next stage of the bid process. Ivey’s press office said the firms are The GEO Group, Corvias, CoreCivic and Alabama Prison Transformation Partners. GEO and CoreCivic are two large private prison companies. Alabama…