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Michigan urged to reject $145 million contract over safety concerns Detroit Free Press (3.19.14)

Michigan prisoners leave cells in protest over meals, menu options Detroit Free Press (2.18.14)

State Dept. of Corrections and Officers union at Odds Over Prison Security WILX (2.4.14)

Department of Corrections: ‘Something went wrong’ ABC 57 (2.4.14)

Budget cuts to blame for Michigan prison escape? WSBT (2.4.14)

Michigan Dems say budget cuts helped Ionia prisoner escape Detroit Free Press (2.4.14)

Union blames ‘dollar-driven’ corrections policy for escape of Michael David Elliot Ionia Sentinel-Standard  (2.4.14)

Michigan prison workers say escape could have been prevented WWMT (2.4.14)

Did budget cuts allow prisoner to escape? Gov. Snyder responds WZZM (2.4.14)

State workers would get pay raise, pay more for new insurance under impasse panel recommendations Lansing State Journal, (12.2.13)

Unionized state employees protest proposed labor contract as negotiations go to impasse panel MLive, (12.2.13)

State employee unions, Michigan at odds over wages and benefits: ‘We’re in for one hell of a fight’ MLive (10.30.13)

Michigan concealed weapons exemption sought Detroit Free Press (10.17.13)

Michigan won’t send inmates to privately run prison due to higher cost Detroit News (10.3.13)

Michigan rejects bids to privatize prison; bids were ‘substantially’ higher than current costs MLive (10.3.13)

State: Bids for Michigan  private prison show no savings Lansing State Journal (10.3.13)

Prison privatization still questionable Detroit News (9.27.13)

Michigan Looking to Privatize Prison food 9&10 News (9.25.13)

Could privatizing prison food services cause backlash behind bars? WLNS (9.24.13)

State employee unions request Supreme Court ruling on Right to Work law Lansing State Journal (9.11.13)

State employee unions, Snyder spar over contract talks Detroit News (9.10.13)

Mel Grieshaber talks about the portal-to-portal lawsuit The Tony Conley Show on WILS (8.5.13)

Michigan prison guards sue state over overtime wages Lansing State Journal (7.31.13)

Prison guards file suit against Michigan corrections department alleging non-payment of wages MLive (7.31.13)

Michigan Department of Corrections guards protest budget cuts Lansing State Journal (7.27.13)

Panel backs bill allowing Michigan corrections retirees to work indefinitely Lansing State Journal (5.23.13)

Michigan corrections training funds face major cut Lansing State Journal (5.11.13)

3 retired officers on Department of Corrections payroll Lansing State Journal (5.7.13)

Running prisons for profit so wrong, it’s almost criminal Detroit Free Press (5.7.13)

Matthew Davis: Want a smaller corrections budget? Try making better people MLive (2.12.13)

MCO Executive Director Mel Grieshaber on HuffPost Live (1.15.13)

 

 

 

 

 

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