By the time deadly riot rocked private prison, company that ran it had reaped millions in state tax dollars
While private prison company CCA reaped more than $2 million in taxpayer benefits, one of their prisons saw the deadliest riot in Oklahoma history. Meanwhile state prisons languished under financial difficulties.
The role of former Attorney General Scott Pruitt in a botched execution nearly three years ago has become newly relevant, now that he has assumed control of one of the most important federal agencies.
During the first day of testimony in a federal trial, jurors watched a 10 minute video of Elliott Williams trying to reach food and water as he lay paralyzed on the floor of his Tulsa jail cell.Full Story
Less than a week after Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed to head the nation's Environmental Protection Agency, Pruitt released a batch of emails under court order to watchdog group Center for Media and Democracy.Full Story