Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 4:55 pm (Updated: April 10, 5:22 pm)
By Barry Massey
The Associated Press
SANTA FE — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration isn’t looking to expand the state women’s prison despite requesting proposals from private prison contractors for a facility with up to 850 beds, according to a Corrections Department official.
Department spokeswoman Alex Tomlin said the agency has no intention of building a new prison and isn’t seeking a larger women’s prison at this time.
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