Department of Corrections en Listen To State Week - January 10, 2014 <p></p><p>This week's topics include how the debate over the state's minimum wage may affect the Republican candidates for Governor, and calls for a change of leadership at the state's Department of Corrections.</p><p></p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 19:30:05 +0000 Bob Meyer 16689 at Listen To State Week - January 10, 2014 In Some Illinois Prisons, Two Meals A Day <p></p><p>More and more prisoners in Illinois are being served brunch, eating two meals a day instead of three. Prison officials say it's actually better for many inmates.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Feeding prisoners is a lot of work — not only cooking and cleaning up, but moving inmates from cells or dorms over to the mess hall.</span></p><p>Illinois Department of Corrections spokesman Tom Shaer says at some prisons, breakfast is served at 4 a.m., which means moving inmates in the dark.</p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 11:35:00 +0000 Brian Mackey 8934 at In Some Illinois Prisons, Two Meals A Day Audit Finds State Computers Missing <p></p><p>Illinois' prison systems have misplaced $200,000 of computer equipment.&nbsp; As Amanda Vinicky reports, the state's auditor general says that poses security risks.&nbsp;</p><p>105 laptops are missing from the Illinois Department of Corrections - plus an additional 51 desktops.</p><p>According to a new audit,there's a risk confidential information stored on the computers could be exposed.</p><p>But D.O.C. spokesman Tom Shaer says that's not likely.</p><p>"We don't believe that these computers are laying around somewhere compromising security."</p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 12:02:45 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 6880 at Audit Finds State Computers Missing