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Courts
4:40 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

IL court hearing could influence shutdown

Two key court hearings are happening in Chicago Tuesday that could shape how the Illinois state government shutdown plays out.   

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Courts
3:35 pm
Thu March 19, 2015

Chief Justice Garman Goes To Bat For Drug Courts

Credit: will.illinois.edu

State Supreme Court Chief Justice Rita Garman is telling Senate lawmakers about adverse consequences from a proposed 35% budget cut. Garman told an appropriations committee in Springfield that more than 100 drug courts, mental health courts, and other programs to divert offenders from prison would be unlikely to survive.

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Government
8:50 pm
Mon February 23, 2015

Peoria County looking at courthouse repair options post-flood

Peoria County is considering different ways to repair damage from a flood earlier this month at the county Courthouse. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports:

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Government
8:47 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Peoria County looks to acquire land for Hanna City Trail

Peoria County is looking to start negotiations with Union Pacific Railroad to secure a recreational trail.  Peoria Public Radio's Alex Rusciano reports:

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Courts
4:42 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

Supreme Court declines juvenile prison appeal request

A final roadblock to a chance at freedom for Illinois’ juvenile lifers is now gone. The Illinois Supreme Court ruled that anyone sentenced to mandatory life without parole as a juvenile should be resentenced.  

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Government
6:02 am
Mon November 17, 2014

Illinois part of Supreme Court health care issue

The U.S. Supreme court has agreed to take up a case that could put the Affordable Care Act in jeopardy. But health care advocates in the state are still urging residents to check out their options as the second enrollment period for Obamacare is underway. 

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Courts
4:20 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

New IL Chief Justice takes seat

The Illinois Supreme Court has a new chief justice.  Rita Garman is the second woman in that role.

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Courts
4:43 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Quad Cities business at center of court battle

Can the state of Illinois grant a permanent property tax exemption to a private, for-profit business ? That's the question for a court battle getting started in the Quad Cities. IPR’s Herb Trix reports: 


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