Cook County Commissioner Proposes Using Taxpayer Dollars To Bail Low-Level Inmates Out Of Jail

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    With the high cost of housing inmates in the already overcrowded county jail, one Cook County commissioner has floated a surprising solution: Use taxpayer dollars to bail out low-level offenders.

    Wednesday, Commissioner Larry Suffredin, a Democrat, proposed the idea of using tax dollars to start the “revolving bail-bond fund” which he says would ult

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