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Profiting off Prisoners

Today’s New York Times has a story about  how one company, an affiliate of Community Education Centers, Inc. (CEC) whose executives have close political ties to Gov. Chris Christie and Essex County executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., was the sole bidder on a contract to run a 450-bed immigration detention center in Essex County likely to be worth $8 million to $10 million annually.

As it happens CEC, which runs a rehabilitation center called Delaney Hall, has a history in Union County and yesterday they were also granted a contract there worth up $2.5 million.  Here is the story in timeline and video form:

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