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.
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.
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.
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.
Illinois' prison systems have misplaced $200,000 of computer equipment. As Amanda Vinicky reports, the state's auditor general says that poses security risks.
105 laptops are missing from the Illinois Department of Corrections - plus an additional 51 desktops.
According to a new audit,there's a risk confidential information stored on the computers could be exposed.
But D.O.C. spokesman Tom Shaer says that's not likely.
"We don't believe that these computers are laying around somewhere compromising security."