Pentagon's Guantanamo Closing Plan Lists 7 Existing Prison Facilities In ColoradoThe Obama administration on Tuesday released its long-awaited plan to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and transfer remaining detainees to a facility in the United States.
Critics: Changing Guantanamo Prison's ZIP Code Isn't A FixPresident Barack Obama's quest to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, perhaps by moving some detainees to the United States, has fostered an unusual alliance between his congressional critics and liberal-leaning advocacy groups that say changing the detention facility's ZIP code won't solve the problem.
Colorado Closing Canon City PrisonColorado will close a second state prison in two years because of a declining inmate population, the state Department of Corrections announced Monday.
Lawmakers Question Colorado Prison SpendingColorado's inmate population is about the same as it was in 2004. But the proposed budget for the state Department of Corrections is about $150 million higher than it was eight years ago.