Advocating for the just and humane treatment of those who are incarcerated.
Senate Bill 2038, the prison privatization bill, would have devastated small communities and working families’ economic stability and safety. However , it received a ‘knock out’ punch that will prevent tax dollars from being funneled to special interests that own corporate prisons, ie, Corrections Corporation of America and GEO Group. The Florida Senate voted 21-19 […]
Edwin Buss Florida’s prison system, with 144 facilities and 102,000 inmates is the third-largest in the nation, with a $2.3 billion budget. Wednesday brought the resignation of it’s Secretary, Ed Buss, who held a’ six month-long tenure and earned an annual salary of $144,999. Buss, 45, came to Tallahassee from Indiana, where he ran that state’s […]