Gov. Pat Quinn says he will keep open...

Gov. Pat Quinn says he will keep open Pontiac Correctional Center

There are 2 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Mar 12, 2009, titled Gov. Pat Quinn says he will keep open Pontiac Correctional Center. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

Gov. Pat Quinn announced Thursday that he will keep open the Pontiac Correctional Center, reversing plans by Rod Blagojevich to transfer inmates and nearly 600 jobs out of the central Illinois town.

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Dyersville, IA

#1 Mar 12, 2009
Does that mean Thomson is going to stay closed? What a waste of money.
Jack Stephens

Chicago, IL

#2 Mar 13, 2009
I hope we can change the drug laws so that they target blacks so we can fill up those prison beds! Need to keep white folks in Illinois small towns working. I can think of a better way to spend tax dollars.

<sarcasm intentional>

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