A New Committee Will Look For Champaign County Jail Solutions

URBANA – A special Champaign County Board committee has three months to come up with a plan to resolve the county‚Äôs jail issues. Meanwhile, the sheriff plans to send some inmates to jails in other counties, due to a shortage of correctional officers. County board members meeting as a Committee Of The Whole Tuesday night […]

Champaign County Executive Vetoes Democrats’ County Board District Map

2nd UPDATE: May 21 2021 5:45 p.m. – Champaign County Executive Darlene Kloeppel has vetoed a new district map that the county board approved Thursday night, and is asking the county board to reconsider the question at its June 24 meeting. In her veto message released Friday, Kloeppel said Democrats had not taken the time […]