Federal Bureau of Prison Oversight
Committee members heard testimony about the operations of Federal Prison Industries. Panel members testified about the participation… read more
Committee members heard testimony about the operations of Federal Prison Industries. Panel members testified about the participation of inmates in prison industries and their pay. They also discussed the contracts held with the Department of Defense and others, and General Accounting Office reports on their performance. close
People in this video
- Ann Hoffman Legislative Director Union of Needletrades, Indus and Textile Emplees
- David R. Oliver Jr. Principal Dep. Undersecretary Department of Defense->Acquisition and Technology
- Kathleen Hawk Sawyer Director Federal Bureau of Prisons
- Steve Schwalb Chief Operating Officer Federal Prisons Industries
- James "Strom" Strom Thurmond U.S. Senator [R] South Carolina
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