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Ivey: Looking at other options for prison construction

Gov. Kay Ivey's plan to lease Alabama prisons has been set back after running into financial troubles.

Ivey announced that she is looking for more options after the June 1 deadline passed for companies to have finances in order for the leases.

She plans to meet with state legislators about new plans to fund the construction and maintenance of new prison facilities and look at options available with private companies.

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