Dwight is trying to get a private ICE dentention center approved for its town.
Democrats in Springfield are not happy.
House Bill 2040 would prohibit privately-owned ICE detention centers.
Those of us in McHenry County can figure out that such a detention center in Dwight would compete with the service provided by the McHenry County Jail.
But local State Representatives did not vote to protect our jail from such competition, as one can see below: