UPDATE: SENATE DEMOCRATIC LEADER AL LAWSON HALTS STATE PRISON CLOSURES
Last minute agreement with Senate Republican Leadership Saves 2000 State Jobs
TALLAHASSEE – Senate Democratic Leader Al Lawson (D-Tallahassee) on Wednesday announced that he had reached an agreement with the Senate Republican Leadership halting the impending closure of five state-run prison facilities, one of them likely Apalachee Correctional Institution in Jackson County, saving approximately 2,000 jobs.
Jackson County Commission Chairman Jeremy Branch speaks out against a proposal to close two state prisons and privatize a third one. PHOTO BY KATHY JOHNSON
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