Rockview may host new state prison

Rockview may host new state prison

There are 3 comments on the Centre Daily Times story from Jan 13, 2008, titled Rockview may host new state prison. In it, Centre Daily Times reports that:

“To come up with those kinds of dollars to build a new prison is never easy”

BELLEFONTE -- The state prison at Rockview, previously one of three sites proposed for three prisons the state Department of Corrections wants to build, has become one of eight possible sites in the current version of the capital budget.

The department had proposed building the 2,000-inmate prisons, which would cost $200 million apiece, on the grounds of the state correctional institutions at Huntingdon, Graterford and Rockview in Benner Township. But, the latest version of the proposed state capital budget includes eight potential sites: Frackville and Mahanoy in Schuylkill County, Graterford, Huntingdon County, Luzerne County, Northumberland County, Fayette County and Rockview. Read more

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Philadelphia, PA

#1 Mar 8, 2008
let my unlce he is inscent and we luv him and miss him very much and what they say about him is not true

Since: Feb 08

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#2 Mar 15, 2008
I hope that this prison does not get built.

Troutman, NC

#3 Apr 24, 2008
They need a new prison. Hopefully by then my man will be home.

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