Only Nine States Have Laws against Prison Gerrymandering, will Illinois be the 10Th?
Date:  01-19-2021

Illinois' HB 3653 is the culmination of 10 years of effort to end prison gerrymandering in that state
From Prison Policy Initiative:

Illinois’ HB 3653, a major criminal justice reform package, contains provisions ending prison gerrymandering for state legislative districts. The final language passed both the Senate and House today. (Editor's note: It passed on 1/13/21)

If signed by Governor Pritzker, it will make Illinois the 10th state to end prison gerrymandering. This reform represents a culmination of a decade-long effort, including CHANGE Illinois and United Congress of Community and Religious Organizations tirelessly pushing for reform.

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