Illinois’ Thomson Prison to Reopen

THOMSON, Ill. — After sitting empty for four years, the Thomson Correctional Center (TCC) in northwest Illinois finally has an estimated reopening date. According to U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., the Bureau of Prisons has dedicated nearly $54 million to renovate, reopen and staff the 1,600-bed facility.

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