One of Illinois’ leaders in the field of substance abuse treatment says it’s too early to criticize.
Blagojevich Administration gets credit for environmental rule-tightening in 2007.
Judge James Zagel has agreed to recommend Blagojevich for a drug treatment program when he starts his 14-year prison sentence for corruption in March.
Judge James Zagel has agreed to recommend that Blagojevich be sent to the Englewood prison in Colorado.
Many Illinois residents look forward to seeing Rod Blagojovich sent to prison.
Blagojevich’s lawyers must convince a higher court that trial Judge James Zagel made serious errors at trial and in calculating a sentence.
Blagojevich faces between 15 and 20 years in prison.
His sentencing hearing will be Dec. 6 and 7 before a federal judge.
Ex-Gov. to be sentenced on Dec. 6
State officials said last month they plan to deny Blagojevich’s $65,000-a-year pension, just as they did to his predecessor.