Alabama’s Inmate Export Boosts Poor Miss. County

Print More Since 1,423 Alabama inmates landed in Mississippi’s privately owned Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility in June, the county’s economy gained 250 jobs, annual payroll $6 million, in an area with a 26.8 percent poverty rate and unemployment at 12.5 percent, the Jackson Clarion-Ledger reports. Alabama’s decision to pay $27.50 a day per inmate to reduce
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