Take action - oppose the Hylton nomination: she has developed close relationships with private prison companies
- send a letter to Patrick Leahy and Jeff Sessions opposing the nomination of Stacia Hylton on the grounds that she has a conflict of interest.
As Federal Detention Trustee from 2004 to 2010 she developed close relationships with private prison companies contracting with the government to house prisoners, including detainees for the US Marshals Service; she received large consulting fees from one of those companies.
Take action now!
Hylton's nomination is scheduled for a hearing on November 17!
Please contact the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee listed in the link below to express opposition to the Hylton nomination, especially the first two offices listed, which are for the Committee's leadership.
If any of the Committee members represent your state, make sure to mention that when you call!
You can mention her conflict of interest due to accepting consulting fees from GEO Group, or cite other information included in the press release.
Please be polite and respectful when you call, and ask to speak with the Senator's judiciary staff.