Mar 18, 2010

Feds Plan to Buy Thomson Regardless

Feds Plan to Buy Thomson Regardless

A new report surfaces about the plans for the prison.

Feb 17, 2010

Thomson Prison Sale Suffers a Setback

Thomson Prison Sale Suffers a Setback

Illinois General Assembly may have to approve sale, creating a new roadblock.

Feb 1, 2010

Obama Budget Includes Thomson Money

Obama Budget Includes Thomson Money

How much is Congress willing to pay for the Illinois prison?

Jan 14, 2010

Quinn Denies Brady's Prisoner Release Allegations

Quinn Denies Brady's Prisoner Release Allegations

GOP rival contends program hides overcrowding problem to abet sale of prison.

Jan 6, 2010

State Panel Votes for Illinois Gitmo Plan

State Panel Votes for Illinois Gitmo Plan

Plan to halt Gitmo-to-Yemen transfers a final snag prior to recommendation.

Dec 22, 2009

Thomson Could Hold USS Cole Bombers, 9/11 Plotters

Thomson Could Hold USS Cole Bombers, 9/11 Plotters

But prison unlikely to be ready until 2011.

Dec 22, 2009

State Holds Hearings on Thomson Prison

State Holds Hearings on Thomson Prison

Critics say they woke up one morning and were told "Gitmo was moving to Illinois," but supporters want the economic boost.

Dec 17, 2009

Madigan: Quinn Doesn't Need Approval to Sell Thomson

Madigan:  Quinn Doesn't Need Approval to Sell Thomson

Attorney General's legal opinion says only public hearings are required for sale of mostly empty prison.

Dec 17, 2009

Quinn: Thomson Will Be "Super Super Max"

Quinn: Thomson Will Be "Super Super Max"

The governor has a way with words.

Dec 18, 2009

Show Us the Thomson Money, Pat

Show Us the Thomson Money, Pat

Lawmakers want to get the most $$$ for the Thomson prison.

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