Illinois Youth Center employees cheer the support they receive from local officials during the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability public hearing on the proposed closure of the Illinois Youth Center at the Renaissance Center in Joliet, Illinois, Wednesday, April 4, 2012. | Joseph P. Meier~Sun-Times Media
A bipartisan group of legislators called on Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday to cancel his plans to close four state prisons, including Illinois Youth Center-Joliet. | Sun-Times Media file photo
The Illinois Youth Center in Joliet, Ill. | File photo
Larry Walsh Jr.
Gov. Pat Quinn
State Sen. Pat McGuire
Gov. Pat Quinn’s budget cuts that will force the closure of some prisons, including the Illinois Youth Center-Joliet and other state facilities, will stand. The Illinois House didn’t consider an override vote Wednesday before adjourning on the last day of veto session. A spokesman for …