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When Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation last year allowing juveniles to immediately petition for expungement in certain cases, he said, “People deserve redemption.” That’s what House Bill 3817 offers.
Editorial: Rauner should sign juvenile records bill now
A Daily Herald editorial urges Gov. Rauner to sign a bill that would make it easier to expunge the records of juveniles and make it easier for them to become productive adults.
From left, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton hold the keys to breaking an impasse over school funding.
Editorial: Legislative leaders hold only hope for school funding
Flanked by state Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady, left, and House Minority Leader Jim Durkin, Gov. Bruce Rauner discusses school funding at a news conference Monday before he ordered lawmakers to return to Springfield Wednesday.
Editorial: The deepening prospect of a late school start
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