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Florida Looks for the Lowest Bidder as It Privatizes 30 State Prisons

Think Progress - Florida is seeking bids from private companies to take over management of 30 state prisons in an 18-country area in South Florida. The “fastest privatization venture ever undertaken by the state of Florida” is an effort by Gov. Rick Scott (R) to save the state money by outsourcing prison oversight to the lowest bidder:  Read more.

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