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Pamela Rodriguez Op-Ed in Daily Herald: Is Illinois Ready for Criminal Justice Reform?

In a guest opinion-editorial for the Daily Herald, TASC President Pamela Rodriguez discusses the timely and promising opportunities for criminal justice reform in Illinois. 92 more words

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Campus smoking ban continues stigma most smokers feel exists

By Ben Johnson

Staff Writer

Smokers are treated like second-class citizens in today’s society. It’s an opinion voiced by many smokers, but according to some nonsmokers, they deserve this designation. 402 more words

Opinion

ENDORSEMENT: YES on Illinois minimum wage advisory referendum

I strongly encourage my fellow Illinoisans to vote “yes” on the minimum wage advisory referendum on November 4.

Should the advisory referendum pass, it would send a loud and clear message to the Illinois General Assembly that a majority of Illinoisans want the state’s minimum wage to be increased to $10/hour. 160 more words

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