Legislation Could Expand Jail Mental Health Services

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) introduced legislation earlier this month that could improve mental health and other health care services at local jails across the country.

Thomson Prison Reopening Closer to Becoming a Reality

Washington lawmakers further secured the reopening of Thomson Correction Center (TCC) in Thomson, Ill. by dedicating $106 million to Bureau of Prisons construction.

Obama Seeks Funding to Reopen Thomson Prison

In his 2014 fiscal year budget proposal to Congress, President Barack Obama recommended to fund the reopening of the maximum-security Thomson Correctional Center in Thomson.