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Amid calls to veto sweeping police regulations, Gov. Pritzker says he’ll review measure

(The Center Square) – Members of the Illinois law enforcement community and House Republicans are urging the governor to veto a sweeping bill reforming the state’s system of justice. Gov. J.B. Pritzker said he plans a thorough review. The 700-page bill passed the legislature in the final hours of the previous General Assembly. It was […]

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Gov. Pritzker proposes to end cash bail, begin criminal justice reforms in Illinois

Governor J.B. Pritzker released a set of principles for changing Illinois’ criminal justice system, including ending cash bail, reducing prison sentences and implementing police reform. The seven proposed principles will be “foundational in the administration’s plans to take action” in partnership with the General Assembly, the governor’s office said. Those principals including the following: End […]