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From PINJ and the Pittsburgh Independent: Courts bypassed open bidding for Allegheny County’s private juvenile detention contract

This story first appeared in the Pittsburgh Institute for Nonprofit Journalism and the Pittsburgh Independent. When the Fifth Judicial District of Pennsylvania issued a contract to nonprofit operator Adelphoi to take over Shuman Juvenile Detention Center, it did so with virtually no public input or other government oversight. Internal documents and interviews with Allegheny County […]