Illinois Department of Corrections http://tspr.org en In Illinois Legislature, A Culture Change On Criminal Sentencing http://tspr.org/post/illinois-legislature-culture-change-criminal-sentencing <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper wide" data-caption="" data-attribution="Credit flickr/meeshpants" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wuis/files/styles/placed_wide/public/201309/prisonmeal.jpg" alt="" /><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Not long ago, it seemed every time a different type of crime started making the news, members of the Illinois General Assembly would rush to increase the penalty for that offense. But today — with prisons stuffed beyond capacity and state finances ailing — lawmakers have begun taking a more deliberate approach. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:59:55 +0000 Brian Mackey 56248 at http://tspr.org In Illinois Legislature, A Culture Change On Criminal Sentencing Computers Missing from Illinois Prisons http://tspr.org/post/computers-missing-illinois-prisons <p>Illinois' auditor has found that the state's prison systems have lost 240 computers. Wed, 07 Aug 2013 19:09:33 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 38576 at http://tspr.org Computers Missing from Illinois Prisons