Rep. David Richardson, D-Miami Beach, conducted an announced inspection of Gadsden Correctional Facility with Department of Management Services Secretary Chad Poppell, state Rep. Ross Spano, R-Dover, and Sen. Gary Farmer. Richardson has found problems with plumbing, heating and educational programs at the privately-run female prison in North Florida.
Rep. David Richardson, D-Miami Beach, conducted an announced inspection of Gadsden Correctional Facility with Department of Management Services Secretary Chad Poppell, state Rep. Ross Spano, R-Dover, and Sen. Gary Farmer. Richardson has found problems with plumbing, heating and educational programs at the privately-run female prison in North Florida. Courtesy of David Richardson
Rep. David Richardson, D-Miami Beach, conducted an announced inspection of Gadsden Correctional Facility with Department of Management Services Secretary Chad Poppell, state Rep. Ross Spano, R-Dover, and Sen. Gary Farmer. Richardson has found problems with plumbing, heating and educational programs at the privately-run female prison in North Florida. Courtesy of David Richardson

State’s being ‘hoodwinked’ in oversight of privately run prisons, reform advocate says

March 28, 2017 5:42 PM