If an Illinois worker takes a pay cut during a recession, she knows the state isn’t going to take an even bigger chunk out of her paycheck. That’s because the state income tax rate stays the same. But if her home loses value, too, she could still see her property tax bill go up. Government...View Report
The Illinois Department of Corrections pays nearly $22,000 in direct costs per inmate.
Chicago’s North Lawndale neighborhood will host a program that brings defendants in contact with their victims and allow the victims to set the compensation for the crime.
Police chiefs and prosecutors increasingly support policies to reduce unnecessary incarceration.
To make Illinois smarter on crime and save taxpayer dollars, theft laws must be kept up to date
Restorative-justice programs ensure that property-crime victims are compensated for their losses and reduce prison costs.