House Republican Leader Jim Durkin: ‘There is a meltdown going on with our criminal justice system in Illinois and a lot of it is because of bad policies’

Anna Davlantes

Illinois House Minority Leader Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs, addresses the Special Investigating Committee II at the Illinois Capitol Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Springfield, Ill. The committee is looking into House Speaker Michael Madigan’s role in a bribery scandal involving utility giant Commonwealth Edison. (Ted Schurter/The State Journal-Register via AP, Pool)

House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) joins Anna to tell us his reaction to Governor Pritzker signing new criminal justice bills and why he believes democrats are failing when it comes to trying to combat crime.

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Anna Davlantes is a Chicago native, a seven-time Emmy Award-winning journalist who has broken major stories, passionately told small stories and exposed corruption that has prompted major investigations and reform. (Click for more.)


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