Prison Closures

Prison fence

Quinn Gets Go-Ahead To Close Illinois Prisons

Seven Illinois correctional facilities, including the modern but hotly debated high-security Tamms prison, will close within weeks after action by a judge Wednesday, Gov. Pat Quinn said.

12/19/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn

Battle Over Prison Shutdowns Continues

The battle goes on over Gov. Quinn’s plan to close seven correctional facilities as a money saying measure

10/30/2012