Legal http://peoriapublicradio.org en District 150 hires legal officer, talks budget http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/district-150-hires-legal-officer-talks-budget <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">T</span>he District 150 School Board voted to hire an in-house legal officer. &nbsp;Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports the move comes as the Board heard from parents concerned about the legal money spent on a testing investigation at Charter Oak.&nbsp;</div><p> Tue, 13 May 2014 05:13:57 +0000 Alex Rusciano 23202 at http://peoriapublicradio.org District 150 hires legal officer, talks budget Bar Association speaker stresses education, volunteering at luncheon http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/bar-association-speaker-stresses-education-volunteering-luncheon <p></p><div>Representing vulnerable populations should remain a top priority for Peoria-area attorneys and community groups. &nbsp;That’s the message from Cook County Public Defender Monica Torres-Linares. &nbsp;She gave the keynote address at the Peoria County Bar Association’s Annual Diversity Luncheon. &nbsp;Torres-Linares says there’s a misconception some might have about attorneys helping people struggling to find legal help:</div><p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 20:01:37 +0000 Alex Rusciano 13839 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Bar Association speaker stresses education, volunteering at luncheon