How our laws, at the state level too are drafted,
So, for example, last December Arizona state Sen. Russell Pearce sat in a hotel conference room with representatives from the Corrections Corporation of America and several dozen others. The group voted on model legislation that was introduced into the Arizona legislature two months later, almost word for word.
The more who go to jail the more profitable it is for CCA. Republican or Democrat, we are supposed to care intensely. About the process of lawmaking itself, we are best left in the dark.