Neugebauer questions prison decision

Staff Writer

U.S. Rep. Randy Neugebauer says he has serious questions about a recent federal Department of Justice announcement that it will phase out federal use of private prisons, a decision that would impact GEO Group facilities in Big Spring.

Neugebauer and five other Texas congressman sent a letter to DOJ officials Friday saying the decision would adversely affect several Texas communities.

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