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Illinois State Treasurer Pushes Back Against Prison Plan

With the prison population at an all-time high, the state needs the space at Tamms and Dwight, says state Treasurer Dan Rutherford.

09/20/2012

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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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Tamms Prison Likely Won’t Remain a Super-Max

The General Assembly’s final day in session Thursday included allotting enough money to keep open more than a dozen facilities

06/01/2012

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Prison Sketch Lands Ill. Inmate In Trouble

Corey Fox is serving life sentence for Madison County killing

11/20/2011

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