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October 11, 2016

Bertino-Tarrant wants Hastert held accountable for sexually abusing children

PLAINFIELD- In the wake of Scott Cross’ testimony regarding sexual abuse by former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert, State. Sen Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Plainfield) is renewing her call for changing state laws so justice can be served. “Child predators like Hastert shouldn’t get away with sexual abuse just because no one caught them before some arbitrary deadline,” Bertino-Tarrant said. “When we …

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October 11, 2016

Attorney General Madigan Urges Lawmakers to Eliminate Statutes of Limitations on Child Abuse Crimes

Chicago —(ENEWSPF)–October 4, 2016. Attorney General Lisa Madigan today urged members of the Illinois Senate to pass legislation to eliminate the statutes of limitations for felony criminal sexual assault and sexual abuse crimes against children. Madigan testified today before the Senate Criminal Law Committee’s Subcommittee on Statutes of Limitation, detailing the importance of eliminating Illinois’ statutes of limitations that can …

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October 11, 2016

Bertino-Tarrant Endorsed by Illinois F.O.P State Lodge and Local Police Associations

SHOREWOOD, IL – The Illinois Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) State Lodge and police organizations representing the 49th Legislative District today announced the endorsement of state Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant. “In the Illinois Senate, Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant has demonstrated her commitment to supporting those who have dedicated their lives to protecting and serving others,” said Chris Southwood, President of the Illinois Fraternal …

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