Illinois could soon become the first state to abolish cash bail after lawmakers passed a bevy of criminal justice reforms earlier this month. Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul joins us. And, Allen Schauffler talks about his decision to donate his stimulus check to charity. He hopes that others who are able will invest their checks locally toward those who need it most. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 28, 2021, full broadcast. You can find more at hereandnow.org — and follow us on Twitter, Instagram or join the conversation on Facebook.
This program aired on January 28, 2021.