CCBF & Other Advocates Prevent Proposed Budget Item That Would Harm Families of People Accused of Crimes

Yesterday, Chicago Community Bond Fund testified alongside representatives of Chicago Appleseed, Target Area Development Corporation, and Cook County Public Defender Amy Campanelli to defeat a last minute budget amendment that would have used money posted for bond to fill a gap in the public defender’s office budget. This amendment attempted to fund essential and constitutionally required government functions at the expense of Cook County’s poorest residents.

Read more about it on Chicago Applseed’s website.

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