Can Longtime LA Corrections Chief Clean Up Corruption?

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For a generation, the Louisiana corrections department has been dominated by two men: Burl Cain, the swashbuckling longtime warden at Angola prison, and Jimmy LeBlanc, his unassuming former subordinate and business partner who went on to become secretary, with Cain’s forceful endorsement, under two governors, The Advocate reports. The pair’s ascendance began in the 1990s, when Cain successfully urged then-Gov . . .

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