Beverly May

Hal Rogers’ attempted glide path for federal prison in Letcher County draws flak

BY: - July 19, 2023

Opponents of a long-debated federal prison in Letcher County are criticizing U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers for using what they call a “strongman tactic” to “fast track” the project without public comment or an environmental review. Even the courts, opponents say, would be precluded from hearing legal challenges to the prison, under language that Rogers added […]