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  1. Chris Christie vetoed a bill that would have put limits on solitary...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... practice more readily than most states in the country. A cell is seen during a media tour of the Thomson Correctional Center Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009 in Thomson, Ill. Rather than employing restricted housing "primarily" for medical and safety reasons, ...

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  2. The Candidates Views On Guantanamo BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... WAOK [...] THOMSON, IL - NOVEMBER 15: A guard tower and prison yard remains empty at the Thomson Correctional Center on November 15, 2009 in Thomson, Illinois. The closed prison facility is being considered by the Department of Defense to house ...

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  3. The Justice Department made an announcement about solitary...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A cell is seen during a media tour of the Thomson Correctional Center Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009 in Thomson, Ill. The Bureau of Prisons has slightly cut the amount of time federal inmates are allowed to be kept doubled up in narrow cells for nearly 24 hours per day.

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  4. Lawmakers discuss Thomson Prison activationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Illinois lawmakers met with the Acting Director of the Department of Justice's Bureau of Prisons on Wednesday to discuss Thomson Prison activation. U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos met with Tom Kane from the Bureau of Prisons Wednesday May 18, 2016 and say the activation of Thomson Correctional Center in Thomson, Illinois remains on track.

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  5. Durbin, Bustos: Senate Committee passed bill fully funds Thomson Prison activation for 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | RiverBender.com

    The legislation must now be passed by the full Senate and then reconciled with the House version of the bill. "Once controversial, support for the Bureau of Prisons operations at Thomson Correctional Center is now a clear bipartisan issue in Congress," said Durbin.

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  6. The View From Illinois: Voters Frustrated That Government Is BrokenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | National Public Radio

    Illinois spent $170 million to build the Thomson Correctional Center in Thomson, Ill. The prison is at the heart of many residents' discontent with state and federal government this election.

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