Michigan prison costs

Republican Joe Haveman blasts Attorney General Bill Schuette

Attorney General Bill Schuette and other law enforcement officials have raised concerns about proposals

State decided to award three-year contract to Aramark for prison food service

Deal saves $12-million to $16-million a year, eliminates about 370 state jobs

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The chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Corrections says hiring a private vendor to provide food service for Michigan prisons is a victory for taxpayers.