Sam Poole

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2012

    BREAKING: CCA Sues Pembroke Pines in Federal Court

    ​Well, that was quick. Pembroke Pines commissioners voted last night to rescind a contract to provide fire, EMS, water, and sewer services to Southwest Ranches, in opposition to a planned ICE detention facility being proposed by Corrections Corporation of America.CCA responded immediately with a h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2011

    Selling a Private Prison to Lawmakers: A Primer in Three Acts, by Southwest Ranches and CCA

    ​Oh, what fun it must be to be a congressional representative, traveling your home territory in search of causes to support, being bombarded at every turn by lobbyists and carefully crafted P.R. Balancing pork-barrel people-pleasers with national security interests (and those of your campaign dono ... More >>

  • News

    August 26, 2004

    Bitter Sugar

    Forget the awful past, Palm Beach's sugar barons say. It's time to make nicey-nicey and go into real estate.