Remerg.com is trying to reduce recidivism in the state by offering help with jobs, housing and counseling for people just released from Colorado prisons.
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Moses-El was convicted in 1988 of raping and assaulting a woman. In a retrial nearly 30 years later, a jury found him not guilty.
The U.S. Department of Justice recently announced it will stop using corporations to run its prisons. Critics say the state should sever its ties with the private prison industry too.
- Prosecutors say Smith harassed and intimidated offenders at the Arrowhead Correctional Center, where he had been employed for 10 years.Read more
Clarence Moses-EL spent half his life behind bars for a rape he says he didn't commit. Now he faces the possibility of a new trial.
- "Prison labor? But everything at Whole Foods is supposed to be cage-free," Colbert joked.Read more
- The company said the products from Colorado Correctional Industries should be out of its stores by April 2016, if not sooner.Read more
In 2010, the state opened it's newest prison built exclusively to house inmates in solitary confinement. Problem is, it's no longer needed.