Tamms Supermax Prison Closing Doesn’t Go Over Well

Everyone admits Illinois needs to make serious cuts to fix its budget and pay $8 billion in back bills. Gov. Pat Quinn has proposed prison closures, including shutting down the state’s often controversial “supermax” Tamms Correctional Center, to save tens of millions of dollars. The heated debate over closing prisons shows just how hard it is to make budget cuts.http://www.kfvs12.com/story/19728158/illinois-governor-says-state-can-safely-handle-inmates-when-tamms-prison-closes

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