The State of Illinois today announced the renaming of several of its facilities in recognition of the achievements of certain past governors.

Effective immediately, the Stateville prison is the Honorable Otto Kerner Jr. Correctional Center.

The Big Muddy River Correctional Center is the Honorable Dan Walker Correctional Center.

The penitentiary in Pontiac is the Honorable George H. Ryan Correctional Center.

The Illinois River prison is the Honorable Rod Blagojevich Correctional Center.

The governor’s mansion is now the House of Ill. Repute.