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Governor signs bill that will require Illinois schools to report teacher sexual misconduct to board, parents

(The Center Square) – A bill signed into law will soon require Illinois school superintendents to notify school boards and parents of sexual misconduct that happens in their districts. House Bill 4316 was signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker after passing the Illinois legislature unanimously. Supporters of the measure say it is a follow-up bill to […]

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‘The administration is placing criminals above victims’: New measure would make changes to Illinois Prisoner Review Board

(The Center Square) – A state lawmaker is sponsoring a bill that he says would better support crime victims by revamping the Illinois Prisoner Review Board, which grants and denies parole to inmates. House Minority Leader Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs, plans to file legislation that would make changes to the Illinois Prisoner Review Board. “We […]