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Letcher Gov Project
The Letcher Governance Project was founded in 2016 in response to the announcement that $444 million was allocated for the construction of a federal prison.
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Letcher Gov Project 1 Mar 17
Replying to @LetcherGovProj
Among our findings: the BOP rushed to rubber stamp USP Letcher, only to be thwarted when a local landowner refused to give up his land.
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Letcher Gov Project 1 Mar 17
We FOIA'd 's relationship with the Bureau of Prisons. Check out the documents here:
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Letcher Gov Project 30 Jan 17
A cautionary tale for anyone who wants to believe that a federal prison is a reliable way to expand the tax base:
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Tarence Ray 27 Jan 17
Listen to this story from & about how bad the water is in ' congressional district
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#Prisonculture 27 Jan 17
Mass incarceration doesn't do much to fight crime. But it costs an absurd $182 billion a year. via
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🤮🤢IBS Youngboy🤢🤮 1 Dec 16
what's the deal?
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Letcher Gov Project 1 Dec 16
Replying to @ARCgov
Here's the full story (there's a paywall, unfortunately) @earlgohl
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Letcher Gov Project 1 Dec 16
Replying to @ARCgov
There are entire communities in Letcher without water. Will & @earlgohl prioritize a (hypothetical!) prison over those communities?
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Letcher Gov Project 8 Nov 16
Some great write in candidates against here in Letcher County: Bell Hooks, Theo Epstein, No New Prisons, Anyone But Hal
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Letcher Gov Project 27 Oct 16
We've got money for more prisons in EKY but not for safe water, ? cc:
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Letcher Gov Project 27 Oct 16
Replying to @RepHalRogers
Why are we prioritizing a water line extension in Letcher County when we can't even address already-existing problems, ?
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Letcher Gov Project 27 Oct 16
This week we learned that a new water line project is planned for a prison that hasn't even been approved yet. On the left is today's water
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13TH 7 Oct 16
Why is the United States the most incarcerated country in the world? is now on .
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The New York Times 6 Oct 16
Millions of Americans will be barred from voting because of felony convictions, a new report estimates
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we're going to abolish ICE 19 Sep 16
Replying to @SeanMcElwee
Prisons are using solitary confinement to retaliate against inmates who went on strike to protest unpaid labor.
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Letcher Gov Project 12 Sep 16
Despite running unopposed, has raised over $1 million this election, and $11million over last 25 yrs
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Solitary Watch 12 Sep 16
Incarceration in the U.S. costs more than $1 trillion a year, Washington University study claims via
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Letcher Gov Project 9 Sep 16
Some anti-repression tools to share with striking prisoners today
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Letcher Gov Project 9 Sep 16
Kentucky's rate of incarceration of 615 per 100,000 population is 15% higher than the national average
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🚨 stop voter suppression 🚨 8 Sep 16
City prosecutors are sending fewer to prison, but the opposite is happening in rural areas.
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