Quinn Gets Go-Ahead to Close Illinois PrisonsQuinn said in a news release late Wednesday that an Alexander County Judge dissolved an injunction stopping the closures.
Illinois Judge Bars Quinn from Closing PrisonsThe order keeps Quinn from closing prisons in Tamms and Dwight, three halfway houses and youth detention centers in Joliet and Murphysboro.
Judge Extends Halt of Transfers From TammsGov. 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.
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