GOVERNOR ROBERT BENTLEY TOURS HOLMAN PRISON

Governor Robert Bentley tours Holman Prison in Atmore, Alabama Tuesday morning.

His visit comes after Friday night’s riot that left two workers stabbed.

According to the Governor’s Office, Holman Prison is a maximum security prison that was built to house about 600 inmates, but is currently holding 991 inmates.

Governor Bentley proposed a bill, the state merge it’s maximum security prisons into six prisons, then build four new prisons.

Wednesday, the Alabama General Fund Committee will debate the recent bond issue.

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