Omnibus Bill Will Fund Reopening of Thomson Prison

THOMSON, Ill. — President Obama signed off on a major tax and spending package on Dec. 18, paving the way for the reopening of Thomson Correctional Center (TCC) in Thomson. The sprawling, 146-acre TCC complex has never held more than 200 inmates, and has been shuttered and/or underutilized since its 2001 completion.

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