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Stories with person: Brendan F. Kelly
  • Justice, prison reforms rare chance for Illinois compromise 
    Updated: Jan-24-16 1:49 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to reduce the number of inmates in Illinois' overcrowded prison system over the next decade - and he's willing to devote money to do so at a time when he's urging lawmakers to be prudent with spending in other areas.

  • Rauner calls for short-term funding for prison reforms 
    Updated: Jan-15-16 3:33 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Gov. Bruce Rauner is calling for short-term spending for prison reforms in hopes of reducing the state's prison population over the next decade.