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Governor Bruce Rauner vetoed legislation Friday that would have re-opened the Hardin County Work Camp.

Lawmakers approved a measure at the end of the spring session that would require the Illinois Department of Corrections to operate the facility.

A bill to reopen the Hardin County Work Camp is headed to the governor's desk.

The Illinois Senate Monday joined the House in passing the measure that would require the Illinois Department of Corrections to operate the facility.

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A measure to keep the Hardin County Work Camp open has passed out of a Senate committee.

House Bill 43-26 provides that the Illinois Department of Corrections will operate the facility at Cave-In-Rock.

House lawmakers passed a bill Tuesday that would reopen the Hardin County Work Camp.

The camp closed in January as a cost-cutting move.

A bill to re-open the Hardin County Work Camp passed out of committee Thursday and is headed to the House floor.

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The number of inmates at a southern Illinois work camp that Gov. Bruce Rauner said he planned to close has dropped considerably.

State Panel: Keep Hardin Work Camp Open

Aug 5, 2015
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A legislative panel says southern Illinois' Hardin County Work Camp should not close.

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Governor Bruce Rauner has proposed closing the state museum in Springfield and the Hardin County Work Camp to save money.  But many disagree, including central Illinois state Senator Andy Manar.

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A bipartisan panel of Illinois lawmakers heard hours of testimony Monday from both sides regarding Governor Rauner's desire to close the Hardin County Work Camp.

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A bipartisan panel of state lawmakers will convene deep in southern Illinois to review Gov. Bruce Rauner's cost-cutting proposal to shut down a minimum security prison camp near the Shawnee National Forest.

State Senator Gary Forby says he's been denied access at a prison in his southern Illinois district.