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Slaughter Measure to Expand Prison Sentencing Credits Signed by Governor
Sep 9, 2019 | Slaughter

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Continuing his efforts to reform the criminal justice system in Illinois, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D- Chicago, recently championed legislation that expands inmates’ eligibility for sentencing credits.

“Illinois spends far too much money annually on keeping people behind bars, and I think that it is about time we reduce the amount of money put toward incarcerating people and put it back into our communities across the state,” Slaughter said. “This legislation will help incarcerated individuals work toward a better future while decreasing prison populations and benefitting our state’s finances.”

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