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Illinois' "bad news" budget?

From “Quinn confirms plan to close 14 IL facilities” by KFVS

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn laid out a pretty grim budget Wednesday afternoon. His plan includes closing 59 state facilities, from prisons to offices of the Department of Human Services. “Today, our rendezvous with reality has arrived,” said Gov. Quinn during his speech….Quinn officially announced his proposal to close 14 major state facilities, including two prisons. 

Questions for Consideration

How will the Governor’s plan to close state facilities affect you? What are the pros and cons of the budget plan? What are any possible alternatives?Where do you stand on the plans to close Tamms and Dwight Correctional Centers?

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