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McHenry County Board votes to oppose the SAFE-T Act, which eliminates cash bail in Illinois

The McHenry County Board on Tuesday voted to oppose the SAFE-T Act, which eliminates cash bail, and also voted to oppose a proposed bill that would decriminalize drug possession in Illinois. The board voted on a resolution that opposes the Illinois Safety, Accountability, Fairness and Equity-Today Act, also known as the SAFE-T Act, in favor […]

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McHenry County officials denounce Illinois lawmakers’ efforts to decriminalize fentanyl, heroin and cocaine

The McHenry County state’s attorney, sheriff and coroner are denouncing a bill that has been sent to the Illinois Senate that would decriminalize fentanyl, cocaine and heroin as overdose deaths continue at an “alarming rate.” House Bill 3447 was passed in 2021 by the Illinois House and has since been sent to the Illinois Senate […]