Department of Justice Commits Funding to Start Work on Thomson Prison

By: WIFR Newsroom
By: WIFR Newsroom

THOMSON (WIFR) -- The Department of Justice has committed over $53 million to start work on Thomson Prison. The funding was approved in January by Congress.

About $10 million will be used for renovation. The other $43 million will be used for staffing and equipment. Thomson is expected to take two years to open with $25 million of upgrades and over $170 million needed for equipment and staff.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
23 WIFR 2523 North Meridian Road Rockford, IL. 61101 Business: 815-987-5300 Fax: 815-965-0981 News: 815-987-5330 Fax: 815-987-5333
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 250242501 - wifr.com/a?a=250242501
Gray Television, Inc.