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Aramark might lose prison food contact; Aramark smells a conspiracy

by: Eric B.

Thu Jul 10, 2014 at 14:11:00 PM EDT


Maggots in Ohio were apparently too much.

LANSING — Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville said Thursday the state should rebid its contract for prison food services, given ongoing problems with the existing contractor, as unions stepped up pressure on Gov. Rick Snyder to return the work to state government employees.

“I’d put it back up for bid,” Richardville, R-Monroe, said of the seven-month-old contract with Aramark Correctional Services of Philadelphia, during a taping of the public affairs program “Off the Record” on WKAR-TV.

He later remarked that no one deserves that sort of treatment. That's great, although it felt like maybe an opportunity was lost to ask whether that sort of humane thinking didn't also apply to people locked up for life without parole while they are children.

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Rebid? No. (0.00 / 0)
Just bring back the state workers. Aramark pays poorly trained people $12 an hour, which pretty much guarantees a high rate of turnover, and we're supposed to be shocked when they screw up...  


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