New Illinois Law to Reduce Prison PopulationGov. Rauner says goal is to bring it down 25% by 2025.
Illinois Governor Grants Clemency To 43Pat Quinn's office says he's making progress in clearing a backlog of more than 2,500 requests.
Illinois House Allows Prison Cuts To StandGovernor wins battle in shortened veto session.
Another Ill Prison Up for Sale Governor Quinn has now offered to sell Tamms Prison to the federal government.
Behind Bars and Collecting Unemployment Illinois looks for inmates collecting unemployment .
Ill. Convict Task Force Fails to Act The trouble is the commission is supposed to be looking into laws that ban convics from jobs has yet to meet.
A New Push for Get Out of Jail Early John Maki,with the John Howard Association of Illinois, says Meritorious Good Time should be reinstated, because the result is overcrowded prisons.

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