As the fight to prevent layoffs at Vandalia Correctional Center continues, Vandalia Mayor Rick Gottman is encouraging local residents to get involved.
Gottman announced earlier this week that the city is providing petitions forms at city hall and numerous businesses that residents may sign. Employees at VCC also have petition forms, he said.
The signed petitions will be passed on to state Sen. Kyle McCarter (R-Lebanon), who will present them to Gov. Pat Quinn and Illinois Department of Corrections Director Michael P. Randle.
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