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Loop 16 10, 3:42am

@artemi7

The state has to pay $50,000 per year per prisoner. No prison laborer earns anywhere near that much for the state. Now, private companies that hire said prisoners for a fraction of the cost and don't have to pay that $50,000 per year themselves, yeah, they are going to lobby to expand the prisons.