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Statement of the John Howard Association of Illinois Regarding the Proposed Closure of Hardin County Work Camp

As the only independent group that systemically monitors Illinois' correctional facilities, the John Howard Association believes that we should not close the Hardin County Work Camp. While Illinois needs to cut costs to become fiscally solvent, the relatively small savings resulting from closing this work camp weighed against the benefits it provides and the potential harms of eliminating the program do not justify closure.

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