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New Jersey Prisons Adopt Uniform Policy On Menorah Lighting

The New Jersey Department of Corrections is regulating menorah lighting in the state’s prisons.

11/29/2012

Philadelphia Councilman Wants To Put Prison Inmates To Work

Insisting it won’t be the modern-day equivalent of a chain gang, a city councilman is calling for hearings on the idea of paying inmates of Philadelphia prisons to work on streets and in the parks.

05/20/2012

Corbett Scraps Plan To Build $200M Prison

After years of talk about Pennsylvania’s mushrooming inmate population, the Corbett Administration has now scrapped plans for a $200 million prison near Pittsburgh — one of four new prisons that the state had planned to build.

02/18/2011