Prison Staff Shortage

Alabama Department of Corrections Commissioner Jeff Dunn said his department and Gov. Kay Ivey remain "steadfastly committed to the strategic effort to build three new men’s correctional facilities, which will allow us to implement actionable solutions that address long-standing challenges facing our prison system.” (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

MONTGOMERY — The list of companies vying for the state’s $900 million contract to build three large prisons is down to two.

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