Thursday, May 24, 2007

PRIVATE PRISONS


My story about New Mexico paying far more for private prisons than other state do can be found HERE.

It's another case of big campaign donations having nothing to do with state policies.

Here's a study that the Institute of Money in State Politics did last year about campaign contributions from private prisons. CLICK HERE Scroll down to page 94 and you'll see that little ol' New Mexico is in the Top 10 states for political contributions for these companies.

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