President Obama’s plan to turn Thomson state prison into “Gitmo North” might hit a new snag, this time in Springfield.
The State House has passed a measure that would require the General Assembly to sign-off on the sale of any state asset valued at more than $1 million, which would apply to Thomson.
The bill now moves to the State Senate for consideration and would require Governor Quinn’s signature for passage.
The U.S. Congress is also working to block the move of hundreds of terror detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to Illinois.
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