Thomson Prison Reopening Closer to Becoming a Reality


(12/17/2014)
Washington lawmakers further secured the reopening of Thomson Correction Center (TCC) in Thomson, Ill. by dedicating $106 million to Bureau of Prisons construction.

Thomson Prison Receives Funding Boost


(06/10/2014)
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced on June 5 that he and other members of the Senate Appropriations Committee had approved $43.7 million for equipment and staffing to continue the activation of Thomson Prison.

Obama Seeks Funding to Reopen Thomson Prison


(04/17/2013)
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.