03/15/2010 - Nevada has a prison it doesn't need.
The governor wants to close it. The Department of Corrections wants to close it. A business advisory group said to shut down the prison as soon as possible.
Susan Urahn, head of the Pew Center on the States, a public policy research group, is optimistic that hard times will compel more efficient government, such as consolidating school districts and court systems. Better management is "not always the fun policy stuff. But if you get it right, it can take you far."
Read the entire article Unneeded Prison in Nevada Eludes Budget Ax on the USA Today Web site.