Illinois prisons hold 47,500 prisoners in a system built for 32,000.  Gov. Bruce Rauner has appointed a task force to find solutions.  Among the ideas are making some non-violent crimes misdemeanors and more time off for good behavior or educational achievement.  What would you suggest?

 

Build more prisons - 25%

Task force ideas - 12%

Build more prisons - 12%

Death penalty - 12%

Leave 'em in - 12%

Devil's Island - 12%

Use underutilized facilities - 12%

 

 

Is higher speed rail worth the cost (estimated to be up to $500-billion nationally)?

 

Yes - 38%

No - 50%

Don't know - 12%

 

The Madison County Fair wrapped up last week.  Did you attend any county fairs this year?

 

Yes - 12%

No - 88%

 

What is your favorite fresh summer produce?

 

Tomato - 50%

Peaches - 25%

Okra - 12%

Sweet Corn - 12%

 

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