Chip Markel http://wkms.org en Officials Consider Closing Illinois Super Max Prison http://wkms.org/post/officials-consider-closing-illinois-super-max-prison <p>The Illinois Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability met yesterday to hear testimony on the closure of the Tamms Correctional Center in far southern Illinois. While locals championed the facility&rsquo;s benefits &hellip;human rights groups and inmates&rsquo; families urged the state to shutter its only Super Max prison.</p> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 13:16:26 +0000 Jacob McCleland 17502 at http://wkms.org Officials Consider Closing Illinois Super Max Prison