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Ohio Supreme Court: Private Prison’s Financial Records Public

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· Story link If the money comes from taxpayers and the function is one the government normally performs, then the…

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If the money comes from taxpayers and the function is one the government normally performs, then the financial records are public, the Ohio Supreme Court said in a said involving a privately-operated corrections facility. The operators had refused a request from the state auditor for its records. “Individuals or entities who control public funds have a duty to account for their handling of those funds,” the court said.