General Assembly passes SB 19, which would hinder care for IDOC inmates and saddle taxpayers with unnecessary costs

By Mailee Smith
Senate Bill 19 could prevent the state from providing the best, most cost-effective medical services for inmates in the Illinois Department of Corrections, and it forces the state to pay for employees that may not be necessary.

TAGS: health care, IDOC: Illinois Department of Corrections, INA: Illinois Nurses Association, labor, prison, prison population