MONTPELIER — The private company that runs three out-of-state prisons where Vermont inmates are housed is defending its record on transparency.
Corrections Corporation of America is responding to a lawsuit filed in Vermont over the issue by saying it complies fully with all applicable state open-records laws.
The American Civil Liberties Union and Brattleboro-based Prison Legal News recently sued over what they said was CCA’s refusal to turn over information on settlements of suits brought by inmates.
A CCA statement said it should be up to the states doing business with it to decide what information is released to the public.MORE IN Vermont NewsThe Vermont Agency of Transportation has decided to yank a new seat belt safety ad from the... Full Story
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