Tamms Prison

First Group Of Prisoners Leave TammsSupermax prison to shut for good on January 4.
Report: Overtime Costs at Tamms Prison Skyrocket The supermax prison is paying out hundreds of thousands of dollars in overtime to its security staff despite having more guards than inmates, according to a newspaper report.
Judge Extends Order Barring Illinois Prison ClosuresAssociate Circuit Judge Charles Cavaness issued the order from Alexander County, home of the Tamms Prison.
There’s Little Love For State Government in Southern IllinoisSIU profesor John Jackson says anti-Chicago sentiment has grown in Southern Illinois over the last 10-15 years.
Another Ill Prison Up for Sale Governor Quinn has now offered to sell Tamms Prison to the federal government.

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