public defenders http://peoriapublicradio.org en Peoria County board members want a close look at public defender contract http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-county-board-members-want-close-look-public-defender-contract <p></p><div>Some Peoria County board members want to change the way the county selects its public defender attorney. The 10th Judicial Circuit Judges have used the same public defender for decades, without bidding out the service. The County Board then pays the costs for the 29 assistant public defenders. County Board member Andrew Rand says he supports effectively bidding out the service:</div><p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 22:50:35 +0000 Alex Rusciano 13386 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria County board members want a close look at public defender contract