FEB 23, 2021
Pritzker signs criminal justice and police reform bill hailed by Democrats, criticized by Republicans
Gov. JB Pritzker signed into law a comprehensive criminal justice and police reform bill on Monday that was hailed by Democrats as a step toward making the state more equitable and blasted by Republicans and law enforcement agencies as dangerous.
Surrounded by members of the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus at Chicago State University, Pritzker broadcasted his signing of HB 3653, saying it would improve the state while implementing ideas he’s long supported.
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