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Lawmakers Oppose Criminal Justice Reform Proposal


January 13, 2021

State Sen. Brian Stewart (R-Freeport) says he is standing shoulder to shoulder with local law enforcement officials who have expressed serious concerns about several provisions in a criminal justice reform proposal currently awaiting action by Illinois lawmakers.

The 45th District Senator says he strongly opposes House Bill 163 because its provisions are a blatant attack on the law enforcement profession, and it leaves communities vulnerable to criminal acts and violence.

“We should renew our commitment to the police officers who put their lives on the line every day to se...

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