Corrections Corp of America
Corrections Corporation of America (NYSE: CXW) (CCA) is a company that owns and manages partnership prisons and detention centers, and has concessions for many others. The company is the largest partnership corrections company in the United States and manages more than 60 facilities with a designed capacity of 90,000 beds. CCA, incorporated in 1983 by three businessmen with experience in government and corrections, and is based in Nashville, Tennessee.
Campaign Finance$5,046,146 Given
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Lobbying on Behalf of Corrections Corp of America
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Corrections Corp of America $17,080,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Law Enforcement & Crime,
- Homeland Security,
- Government Issues,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Indian/Native American Affairs,
- District of Columbia,
- Labor, Antitrust & Workplace,
- Energy & Nuclear Power
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.74 Private Prison Information Act of 2011 H.R.2450 Private Prison Information Act of 2009 H.R.2017 Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012 H.R.2892 Homeland Security and and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 S.251 Safe Prisons Communications Act of 2009 S.1298 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2010 H.R.3082 Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2010, Part II S.3607 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2011 H.R.2847 Department of Commerce Appropriations Act, 2010 H.R.1889 Private Prison Information Act of 2007
RegulationsMentioned in 2 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
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The tables show occurrences of "Corrections Corp of America" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Mentions in Document Text
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Federal Spending1 contract
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|Corrections Corp Of America||2003||Bureau Of Immigration And Customs Enforcement||$5,188,050|
Contractor Misconduct13 Instances
This information is collected by the Project On Government Oversight from press releases, court documents, news reports and other public records. It is not meant to be an exhaustive account of all instances of federal contractor misconduct.
More information on each instance, including primary source documents, is available on POGO's site by clicking on the instance description. More information on POGO's methodology is available here.
|Misconduct Type||Hired By||Incident||Year||Disposition||Penalty|
|Tax||None||Settlement of 1997 IRS Audit||2002||Settlement||$54,000,000|
|Labor||None||Barnwell v. CCA (Unpaid Compensation)||2008||Settlement||$7,000,000|
|Human Rights||None||William P. vs. CCA (Juvenile Facility Abuse)||2000||Judgment Against Defendant||$3,125,000|
|Human Rights||None||Northeast Ohio Correctional Center Class Action||1999||Settlement||$2,406,000|
|Other||None||Willis v. CCA (Escaped Prisoner Kidnapping)||2003||Judgment Against Defendant||$500,000|
|Government Contract Fraud||State/Local||Florida AG Medicaid Fraud Investigation||2005||Settlement||$298,115|
|Human Rights||Homeland Security||Sexual Abuse of Immigrant Detainees in Texas||2011||Pending||$0|
|Labor||None||Ellis et al. v. CCA (Racial Discrimination and Retaliation at the Marion County Jail)||2008||Pending||$0|
|Human Rights||State/Local||Crowley County Correctional Facility Riot||2006||Pending||$0|
|Human Rights||None||Furlong et al. v. TransCor America||2003||Settlement||$0|
|Other||None||Schlitters v. CCA (Death at Kit Carson Correctional Center)||2003||Settlement||$0|
|Human Rights||None||Doe v. TransCor America (Sexual Assault)||2002||Settlement||$0|
|Other||None||McKnight v. CCA (Jail Assault)||2002||Settlement||$0|