Thursday, November 6, 2014

Governor orders review of all MDOC contracts.

MDOC issued the following press release:


Jackson -   Gov. Phil Bryant has directed the Mississippi Department of Corrections to review all contracts, including those listed in an indictment against former Commissioner Christopher B. Epps.

Additionally, the awarding of new contracts for four private prisons has been suspended, and Management & Training Corporation, or MTC, will continue operating Marshall County Correctional Facility, East Mississippi Correctional Facility, Walnut Grove Correctional Facility and Wilkinson County Correctional Facility. MDOC anticipates requesting new proposals for the private prisons in the near future.

As a result of an initial review, two contracts with Adminpros LLC have been canceled.

MDOC is examining all contracts for necessity and cost efficiency.


Jane said...

They need to sign a contract with someone to post the phone numbers and e mail addresses for the people who work at the prisons so it doesn't take me a fricking month to get the ok to visit a client. (Note: if this were my blog, I would not be forced to use the stupid "word" "fricking.")

Anonymous said...

A day late

Anonymous said...

calm your hormones. your access to murdering thugs is not important in light of the massive corruption that has been exposed.

Anonymous said...

Cursing people out is another good way to get good customer service, CALLER ID: Angry Jane. Hmmmm. Do I pick up??? Of course, it's not you. It's them GubMint Workers. Lazy, good for nothin' overpaid prison workers. A life of ease just lollygagging about in paradise. Yep. It's not you. Definitely should post all lazy Gubmint workers home, cell, and work numbers and emails. They would never get any threatening or crank or spam calls. Cuz taxes.

Anonymous said...

Wow. Now they are doing an audit. Holy fuckin shit. Don't they audit the agencies EVER???? WTF is wrong with these people. Bryant should have had audits the first few months after he was elected of all agencies. You never, ever take over something and not find out what it is your dealing with. But what can one expect from someone with no business experience.

Anonymous said...

>>>But what can one expect from someone with no business experience.<<<

Here lemme hep you on that.

Phildo being appointed State Auditor by Fordice and then winning reelection as auditor (twice) doesn't count for business experience?!

I mean if 2 1/2 terms as Mississippi State Auditor doesn't give you an idea of what to look for (and why to look) - then your copilot must be Ray Charles!

Anonymous said...

Dude,.."Gubment Man", we get it you hate everything that is TP, Barber, and asshat. Because you love to be one. Jane, has the most respect, as she does work for a living and is not consumed by hate for all thing's TEA party, which I seriously doubt Chris Epps or Mc Crory is a member,...Lmao! You MUST be the same Haley Hater, on every post related to this subject,.. Phil will be found out. Pickering can't do it, but FED'S, mean business,and Haley is NOT his friend. Jr crossed Boss Hogg too many times. Don't let your hateful obsession get the best of you. please! It's so obvious!

Anonymous said...

Bryant is not a Boss, he has never been one. Alway's been a civil servant and on the gov't dole. Best Governor's and leader's ever have been private business owner's. they learn the hard way.

Anonymous said...

Where is the "like" button for 7:30! Really has NO Idea what business owner's are going through with this Adm. Local and Nationally. So many entrepreneur's going out of business,...unless they get a gov't contract. I thought I would like a state contract, but, I don't want to "get in bed" with filth.

Anonymous said...

this corruption clearly happened on phil bryant's watch...he had the opportunity to select another person to be commissioner of corrections, but chose to allow the KING OF CORRUPTION to stay in that position...what does that say about phil's damn judgment? and this man is the GOVERNOR of our state....damn......he has his redneck head so far us his own ass he can't see reality

Anonymous said...

Everyone is overlooking the corrupt Rankin County official. Pheel is a former Rankin County official and Pheel quashed a previous investigation of Rankin County officials. Why? Because Pheel is too closely associated with said Rankin County officials and is probably dirty as well. Just sayin...

Anonymous said...

hopefully a decent candidate will emerge to take phil on....all this shit needs to stick to him like damn tar and feathers....this corruption is clearly HIS

Anonymous said...

It all started under Haley's watch. Period.

Anonymous said...

When Chris McDaniel is elected governor he will put an end to all of this. That's why the knives came out when he ran against the geriatric gentleman. People who should be afraid of a leader with ethics and principles are terrified.

Anonymous said...

It's Bush's fault

Anonymous said...

Very interested to see what roaches shake out when Epps and McCrory snitch for better prison terms. I'm sure others have asked, but where the hell was the state auditor when all this money was flowing?

Anonymous said...

Your eyes were only opened under Harley's watch. Period.

Anonymous said...

Here's an idea! McDaniel for AG!
Not my idea read that here.

Talk about making the fatcats squeal! The dream team could be so much better with just a little more gravitas to make the courthouses shake.

Feel, Stickering, Deluded. Who could ask for more?

Anonymous said...

At a press conference later today McDaniel will announce that he was the one who took out Osama.

Anonymous said...

" Best Governors and leaders " are businessmen?

Hmmm...Fordice couldn't keep his pants zipped and was not governing but traipsing up to Memphis to screw his high school sweetie.

And, Haley left us with boondoggles and felon freed.

We seem to have a unique talent, with thankfully a few exceptions, to find incompetent or dishonorable people to elect or appoint.

And, we never seem to notice how many get in a government position of authority and suddenly seem to improve their financial situation.

How magical to never make over $200000 grand and live like you're making 3 times that!

Anonymous said...

Maybe down the road Epps can become a trustee and then get a pardon.

Don't scoff, it worked for murderers.

Anonymous said...

11:36- here's the latest MDOC audit if you really want to read it:

Not an auditor, but I would say generally audits don't catch kickbacks or paying off mortgages or car notes.

Anonymous said...

Fordice and his high school sweetheart...DAMN what was he 80 yrs old and her too.That's just not the image I need before the weekend cause that will fester in your brain.

Anonymous said...

Best thing Phil could have ever done is apologize to the state and the nation for Haley pardoning more people than a president and esp all those stalkers/murderers of women.

Anonymous said...

As he efforted to launder the cash he was receiving and in order to avoid reporting requirements on September 9, 2011 at 9:11 AM Epps purchases a $9,000 Cashier's Check from BankPlus in Flowood then, only 10 minutes later, Epps purchases a $9,000 Cashier's Check from the Regions Bank branch in Flowood.

Eleven days later on September 20, 2011 in his 'Letter to the Association of State Correctional Administrators' recommending Epps for a prestigious award Haley Barbour wrote:

[Epps'] leadership style has ensured improved management of Mississippi's state prison system, which has created a safer environment for rehabilitating inmaes and for staff to work.

Anonymous said...

All the contracts done by Rankin County School District are about to get audited.

Anonymous said...

Christopher Epps was quoted as saying "I got us $12,000 per month as consultants". Then Cecil McCrory became the face of their consulting business splitting the money with Epps after deducting an amount for taxes. How many times have we seen this same type of scheme play out in our state in recent years? Every person with a contact with someone employed or elected and working within state government becomes a consultant selling access to his/her contacts. Every ex or retired employee becomes a consultant selling access to those with whom they once worked. The consultants then find an angle to siphon off what they think they are due. They contribute big money to the campaigns of their contacts and even sometimes run the political campaigns of the person who is making all of this possible. The consultants get the no bid contracts that end up being more costly because they are without competition. The consultants get the emergency contracts to make us aware of Christmas holidays or to make their Christmas better. They leave an agency in disarray and then turn into an authority hired to resolve the problems they left behind. Where does it end? I guess the question the taxpayers should be asking is are all crooks consultants or are all consultants crooks? Sure looks like many that advise our government are.

Anonymous said...

Problem with businessmen is government is that they continue to maintain that make me money mentality which is used in business.Haley was in business the entire time he was Governor.Business is all about money and then people enter public service to make money; that is not good.

Anonymous said...

8:45 Why?

Anonymous said...

9:48, what is your point? How would you propose fixing this so called problem?

Anonymous said...

10:40, what is your point? Kick if off by proposing your fix to this so called problem.

Anonymous said...

Just when you think that Pickering couldn't look any more incompetent he goes off and proves you wrong.

Anonymous said...

Feel Bryant forms a task force to get to the bottom of the MDOC contracting fiasco and then puts Andy Taggart in charge.

So much for that idea.

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