Tamms Correctional Center
With the prison population at an all-time high, the state needs the space at Tamms and Dwight, says state Treasurer Dan Rutherford.
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.
The General Assembly’s final day in session Thursday included allotting enough money to keep open more than a dozen facilities
Corey Fox is serving life sentence for Madison County killing