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First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Election 2014: Rockford groups backs Illinois amendment for crime victims

ROCKFORD — People invested in courtroom dramas came out Monday to fight for victims of rape, murder and other crimes and their rights to appeal wrongs committed by the courts. Winnebago County State’s Attorney Joe Bruscato was among advocates calling ... [Published Rockford Register Star - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Illinois latino voters down from national average

(IRN) -The impact of Latino voters in Illinois is less than the national average.This is according to an analysis by the National Association of Latino Elected Officials. It's projected that Latinos will make up 6.9 percent of the Illinois electorate. ... [Published WGEM.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Report cites obstacles for foreign-trained nurses in Illinois

As the report details, Illinois’ growing immigrant and refugee population is creating an increasing need for health care services provided in a linguistically appropriate and culturally sensitive manner.IENs have both the nursing education, experience ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Need a state job? Get those political connections

The pitiful thing about a recent inspector general report on hiring at the Illinois Department of Transportation is that, despite decades of outside legal action and the creation of an entire bureaucracy designed to enforce ethical behavior in state government, ... [Published Pantagraph.com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Obama’s delay on immigration reform angers reformers

in Immigration| DeportationLuis GutierrezOver the weekend, the Obama administration announced it would be holding off on signing an executive order on immigration reform. The reform could potentially create a path to legal status for millions of undocumented ... [Published Extra News - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Domestic Violence in Our Community

, 09:29 PM CDTSuperbowl champion Ray Rice is now out of the game after a video surfaced showing him punching his then-fiancee in an elevator, knocking her unconscious and dragging her out. Now his wife, Janay Rice, is not only standing by her husband's ... [Published My Fox Illinois - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Grants for justice system programs

ILLINOIS--More than 2 million dollars is coming back to communities in Illinois. The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded the grants. They will support the establishment or enhancement of several justice.The Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault ... [Published WCIA 3 - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

County sees drop in motor fuel tax revenue

Williamson County Engineer Greg Smothers was anticipating the day there would be a significant drop in Motor Fuel Tax receipts.The day arrived Monday, when he found out the county received almost $40,000 less in MFT funds for August compared to the same ... [Published Marion Daily Republican - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

Crime victims rights advocates push for amendment's passage

By DON O'BRIENHerald-Whig Staff WriterJennifer Bishop-Jenkins lost her sister, her brother-in-law and their unborn child nearly 25 years ago in a triple homicide in the Chicago suburb of Winnetka.Bishop-Jenkins' family was told at the time there was no ... [Published Quincy Herald-Whig - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

County drug court gets $200,000 grant

Sangamon County has been awarded a $200,000 U.S. Department of Justice grant to enhance its drug court services. The announcement Monday was among more than $2 million in grants from DOJ to support the establishment or enhancement of several justice system ... [Published State Journal-Register - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Obama’s immigration decision could hurt Dems in Illinois

By Lynn SweetWashington Bureau Chief September 7, 2014 11:22PMU.S. Rep. Bill Foster | Al Podgorski~Chicago Sun-TimesWASHINGTON — While Democrats worried about losing control of the Senate urged President Barack Obama to hold off on taking action on immigration ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 2 reports

Virtual legal clinic will help domestic violence victims

MOLINE -- A virtual clinic will allow local victims of domestic violence to get free legal advice.Illinois Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon gave a demonstration of how the system works Thursday at Family Resources on 47th Avenue in Moline. She sat in front of a ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Sep 06 2014]

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"I challenge Rauner to donate the amount of money he spent on the Ditka ad to the Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence" Simon said
"It's hard. It's hard to actually see it and it's hard to go through it. You're a stronger person once you say enough is enough" she said
"It's a huge decrease. This is just a no-win situation. When your revenues are decreasing, you just have to pull in. You have to prioritize" Marlo said
"When we continue to counsel and provide victim advocacy to our client, it's going to make the process a lot less damaging to them," she said. "They've already been victimized by their perpetrator. They can be very sensitive to being victimized by the court system. Once we get this measure in place, the victims will feel safer."

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September 23 – An Earth Day for Voters [Published Balita - Sep 17 2014]
Chicago Mayor Emanuel, Los Angeles Mayor Garcet... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 17 2014]
Election 2014: Rockford groups backs Illinois a... [Published Rockford Register Star - Sep 16 2014]
Illinois latino voters down from national average [Published WGEM.com - Sep 15 2014]
Report cites obstacles for foreign-trained nurs... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 14 2014]
Need a state job? Get those political connections [Published Pantagraph.com - Sep 12 2014]
Obama’s delay on immigration reform angers refo... [Published Extra News - Sep 12 2014]
They won’t quit immigration reform [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Sep 11 2014]
Domestic Violence in Our Community [Published My Fox Illinois - Sep 10 2014]
Grants for justice system programs [Published WCIA 3 - Sep 10 2014]
County sees drop in motor fuel tax revenue [Published Marion Daily Republican - Sep 09 2014]
Crime victims rights advocates push for amendme... [Published Quincy Herald-Whig - Sep 09 2014]
Victim's rights finally on the Illinois ballot [Published KHQA 7 Online - Sep 09 2014]
County drug court gets $200,000 grant [Published State Journal-Register - Sep 08 2014]
Obama’s immigration decision could hurt Dems in... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Sep 08 2014]
Virtual legal clinic will help domestic violenc... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Sep 06 2014]
Virtual legal clinic for domestic violence surv... [Published WQAD - Sep 05 2014]
Openly gay Latino runs for 35th Ward alderman [Published Windy City Times - Sep 03 2014]
Duckworth: Immigration reform about ‘being humane’ [Published Elgin Courier News - Aug 29 2014]
Opinion: Chris Christie Doesn't Like Democracy [Published NBC Chicago - Aug 26 2014]
Invest now in transportation infrastructure [Published News Gazette - Aug 24 2014]
Mitt Romney and Congressman Paul Ryan are toget... [Published WLS-AM - Aug 21 2014]
TCR Talks: Challenging stereotypes about Asian ... [Published Chicago Reporter - Aug 19 2014]
Emanuel urged to ban smoking in city parks, app... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Aug 18 2014]
STATE AFFAIRS: Infrastructure needs investment now [Published InOttawa.com - Aug 15 2014]
Waukegan residents react to influx of migrant f... [Published Lake County News Sun - Aug 11 2014]
Fuel efficiency means less tax money for roads [Published Southern Illinoisan - Aug 10 2014]
Chicago Public School Performance Test Asked St... [Published Think Progress - May 29 2014]
How Influential Immigrant Rights Group Used Pol... [Published Firedoglake - May 05 2014]
Group proposes higher gas tax to improve roads [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 01 2014]
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Chicago Mayor Emanuel, Los Angeles Mayor Garcet... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 17 2014]
National initiative to aid eligible permanent residents complete the path towards American citizenship through expanded naturalization and financial capability programs SOURCE: Citi DESCRIPTION: NEW YORK, September 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Today, Chicago ...
Chicago Public School Performance Test Asked St... [Published Think Progress - May 29 2014]
<img src="http://thinkprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/aint-got-no-time-for-deportation-e1398343498438-638x390.jpg" alt="Two student activists from nearby Georgetown University at the April 5th rally outside the White House, hold signs that read, ...
How Influential Immigrant Rights Group Used Pol... [Published Firedoglake - May 05 2014]
Jose “Ze” Garcia (middle right), who was later arrested, is confronted by SEIU marshal and ICIRR marshal. “What’s your point?” SEIU marshal asks. On May Day, a coalition of immigrant rights groups in Illinois called for a massive mobilization to ...
Raise Illinois Coalition Applauds Governor Quin... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Mar 13 2014]
CHICAGO, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Pat Quinn invited actor Martin Sheen to hold a press event today with the Raise Illinois coalition at Saint Pius church in Chicago to make the case for raising the minimum wage in Illinois. Sheen, ...
Low-Wage Workers Elated After Governor Quinn Ca... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jan 29 2014]
Raise Illinois Coalition Issues Statement After Governor Calls for Swift Action to Solve Income Inequality CrisisSPRINGFIELD, Ill., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Quinn called on state lawmakers to raise the minimum wage in Illinois ...
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