Shannon Kelly is a guard at Logan Correctional Center who says Governor Quinn's plan to close the facility is, quote, "fool hearted."
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Kelly is AFSCME Local 2073 President and says he can't sign on to the governor's plan to transfer inmates to another facility.
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The closure is expected to have a 73-million dollar impact on Logan County. Kelly adds he and his co-workers aren't going to let Governor Quinn close the facility without a fight.
He was part of a team that led a rally in Lincoln yesterday and plans on testifying at the public hearing about the closure on October 26th.