Illinois Chief Justice Seeks Bump In Judicial Funding From State
April 1, 2019 11:00AM CDT
Illinois’ chief justice of the Supreme Court is seeking an increase in judicial funding from the state. Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier asked lawmakers last week for a 23 percent jump in funds in separate appearances before a House and Senate budget panel. The judiciary has received a flat budget of almost 345 million dollars each of the five previous years.