Illinois judges hold emergency meeting to plan for budget cuts

News Channel 20 (Springfield, Ill.) reported that chief judges from around Illinois planned to hold an emergency meeting on March 20 in Chicago to discuss their contingency plans if funding for court reporters doesn’t come in the next couple weeks. Christian County State’s Attorney Mike Havera said the court reporter funding crisis, as a result of cuts to the state’s budget, “is the talk of the day – everyday – because everyone’s afraid what could end up happening.”
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