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KNSS News
December 14, 2019 - 2:29 pm
Kansas prisons have exceeded their operating capacity and it will cost the state millions of dollars to move hundreds of inmates to a privately owned prison in Arizona. A one-year contract with the Kansas Department of Corrections and CoreCivic was announced this month. Acting Corrections Secretary...
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Dreamstime
December 17, 2017 - 11:20 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas legislative committee is preparing to review a plan for building a new state prison in Lansing and its meeting could prove important to the project's future. A joint committee on budget issues is scheduled to meet Wednesday afternoon for an update from Corrections...
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Dreamstime
December 09, 2017 - 11:53 pm
LANSING, Kan. (AP) — Two Kansas House Democrats are reaffirming their support for a plan from Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's administration to build a new prison in Lansing. Reps. Debbie Deere of Lansing and Jeff Pittman of nearby Leavenworth said building a new prison is important for the state's...
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Dreamstime
November 30, 2017 - 11:09 am
Kansas legislators in both parties have misgivings about a plan to have the nation's largest private prison operator build a new correctional facility for the state. The plan outlined Thursday by the state Department of Corrections would replace the state's oldest and largest prison in Lansing,...
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