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Quinn Gets Go-Ahead to Close Illinois Prisons

Quinn said in a news release late Wednesday that an Alexander County Judge dissolved an injunction stopping the closures.

12/19/2012

KMOX

Judge Extends Order Barring Illinois Prison Closures

Associate Circuit Judge Charles Cavaness issued the order from Alexander County, home of the Tamms Prison.

10/10/2012

KMOX

Judge Extends Halt of Transfers From Tamms

Gov. Pat Quinn has sought to close the state’s only supermax prison at Tamms, a women’s lockup at Dwight and various other corrections sites.

08/17/2012

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Fact Check: Quinn’s Plan To Move Illinois Facilities

Most advocates for the disabled back the plan but wonder whether sick or disabled people will get necessary care.

01/23/2012

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (Photo: Getty/Scott Olson)

‘Creative Bookkeeping’ Prevents Illinois Layoffs

Officials tinkered with the budget to come up with extra money which Quinn can use to run seven state facilities he had planned on closing.

12/05/2011

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Report: Southern Illinois Worker’s Compensation Awards Skyrocket

Illinois has very low criteria for proving what is known as “causation,” or how job duties contributed to the injury, according to some.

12/05/2011

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