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Don’t move the prison

Don’t move the prison

By chris stout

Published Aug 11, 2012 01:01AM MDT

Once again, there are developers at work trying to acquire the 700-acre state prison complex in Draper for commercial and residential development. Proponents of moving the prison claim that now is the time to relocate as interest rates and construction costs are low, and economic development benefits high.
The fact is, those wanting to move the prison would benefit much more than would taxpayers. Now is not the time to move the prison for myriad reasons, most notably that the state lacks the abi...

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