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Republican Senators Unveil Legislation To Target Violent Crime

State Senators Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet), John Curran (R-Downers Grove), Jil Tracy (R-Quincy), Steve McClure (R-Springfield), and Brian Stewart (R-Freeport) today unveiled a package of legislation specifically designed to empower law enforcement and other members of the community to take on the crime wave that has enveloped the state.

The legislation includes the “Fund the Police Act,” which will provide a major infusion of resources to criminal justice and mental health programs, via a $100 million appropriation. The Act would put state funds into the front-line fight against violent crime and...


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