In rural Colorado, the best paying job, and one of the most secure, may be working at the nearby prison. But in the towns of Brush and Walsenburg, those jobs are evaporating as private prisons facilities close. These for-profit prisons are fairly new, built to house inmates that state prisons didn't have room for. Zachary Barr's story begins in Brush.
Prison Closings Lead to Job Losses
By Zachary Barr Jun 17, 2010