Prisons in Florida are about jobs and not protecting the public

No where have I seen a clearer statement of facts that prisons in Florida are not about protecting the public but about protecting jobs.

“….Lawmakers from rural towns are raising concerns that mothballed prisons will cripple economies and leave ugly reminders of jobs long gone. In tiny Jefferson County just east of Tallahassee, a prison slated for closure is by far the county’s largest employer, and nearly one of every 10 county residents is a prison inmate…”
Prisons in Florida are about jobs
 

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