“Back-and-forth on funding for prisons is set for a House vote” @ Chicago Reporter

Posted on December 5, 2012

Yana Kunichoff — December 5, 2012: “The latest legislative volley in the fight over the closures of four downstate prisons is now in the Illinos House and lawmakers could vote on it as soon as Wednesday.

The Senate voted 35-16 to bring back funding for Tamms Correctional Center and three other prisons in last week’s veto session. It was the latest setback in Gov. Pat Quinn’s plan to close four prisons and three adult transitional centers by vetoing their funding………………………”

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