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Rauner Criminal Justice Reform Plan Draws Praise, Advice

David Ormsby | Posted 04.13.2015 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Governor Bruce Rauner on Wednesday took his first step to reform Illinois' criminal justice system by proposing a new commission, a plan that drew bi-partisan praise, but not one without potential pitfalls.

Illinois Justice Gets a Black Eye

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Justice is supposed to be colorblind. In Illinois, justice has been black and white. If you are black, the probability is greater that the justice ...

Governor Pat Quinn Is Moving to Pay Illinois' Overdue Bills

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Quinn's administration is planning to move forward next week with an expanded program to sell a big chunk of the state's $5.3 billion of vendor-owed debt to Wall Street banks and hedge funds.