Comments for: Committee gives tepid support to LePage prison construction proposal

Posted April 16, 2013, at 2:04 p.m.
Last modified April 16, 2013, at 4:14 p.m.

AUGUSTA | A legislative committee has given qualified approval to Gov. Paul LePage’s plan to issue a $100 million bond to fund prison construction that would nearly double the capacity of the Maine Correctional Center in Windham. In a 5-4 vote last week, the Legislature’s Criminal Justice and Public …


An earlier version of this report stated that the Department of Public Safety would conduct a feasibility study of the prison construction project. The Department of Corrections will do the study.

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