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How lawmakers and lobbyists keep a lock on the private prison business | Sadhbh Walshe

PUBLISHED September 27, 2012

Early in August, the Associated Press reported that America's three largest private prison companies, the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), GEO Group, Inc and Management and Training Corp spent in the region of $45m over the past 10 years in lobbying state and federal governments. During the same period, these companies saw their profits soar as they scored more government contracts.

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