Tuesday, July 11, 2006

THE GEO CONNECTION


My story in today's New Mexican on The GEO Group and its campaign contributions to Gov. Bill Richardson and other New Mexico politicians can be found HERE.


A good place to look up political contributions is The Institute of Money on State Politics' site FollowtheMoney.org. Here is a recent study about contributions from the corrections industry to politicians in several states. Unfortunately, New Mexico isn't one of the states they look at closely, even though the report shows we're in the Top 10 states for prison industry contributions.

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