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Lame Duck Look Back: How the Black Caucus passed criminal justice reform Lame Duck Look Back: How the Black Caucus passed criminal justice reform

Lame Duck Look Back: How the Black Caucus passed criminal justice reform

This story is part of an ongoing “Lame Duck Look Back” series in which Capitol News Illinois is following up on the major bills that passed both chambers of the General Assembly in the Jan. 8-13 lame duck session. This is the first of multiple stories examining the criminal justice reform backed by the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus.

UPDATED: Criminal justice reform package will head to governor UPDATED: Criminal justice reform package will head to governor

UPDATED: Criminal justice reform package will head to governor

The Illinois Senate passed a criminal justice omnibus bill early Wednesday morning after a grueling 20 hours of politicking during Tuesday’s lame duck session. The House followed suit Wednesday morning, clearing the way for the bill to head to the governor.

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