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The Prison Payoff: The Role of Politics and Private Prisons in the Incarceration Boom

A report published by the Western Prison Project and the Western States Center. The report concludes that private prison corporations exert increasing political influence at the state level. Private Prisons are also playing a key role in the Grafting of harsh criminal justice legislation that is designed to improve their long-term business prospects by increasing the number of Americans incarcerated. To get a copy send $15 to:

Westren Prison Project

PO Box 40085

Porland, Oregon 97240-0085

(or) 503-335-8449

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