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The recent decision by the governor to reopen the abandoned state penitentiary for tours has reminded me of my own time behind the walls decades ago.
“The prison population has grown exponentially over the last ten to fifteen years,” he said. “The War on Drugs is 35 years old and trying to measure the progress of it, there isn’t much to measure.”
Family-centric groups in 13 states are calling on Congress to block states across the nation from legalizing Internet gambling.
The convicted former governor left his home Thursday morning, the first leg of a trip that will end with him behind bars.
Lottery officials will meet in the coming days and come up with a plan to design a secure website that’s accessible to Illinoisans over 18.