John Howard Association http://wkms.org en Report Recommends Closing Southern Illinois Supermax Prison http://wkms.org/post/report-recommends-closing-southern-illinois-supermax-prison <p>An Illinois prison watchdog group supports Governor Pat Quinn&rsquo;s proposal to shutter the Tamms Correctional Center. While a legislative committee recommended last month keeping the facility open, a new John Howard Association report finds the state simply cannot afford its only supermax prison.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 22 May 2012 19:44:19 +0000 Jacob McCleland 18076 at http://wkms.org Report Recommends Closing Southern Illinois Supermax Prison