Jay Hoffman http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Illinois House Weighs Ban On Ticket Quotas http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/illinois-house-weighs-ban-ticket-quotas <p>The Illinois House is considering whether to ban law enforcement agencies in the state from requiring officers to meet traffic ticket quotas.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The <a href="http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/billstatus.asp?DocNum=3411&amp;GAID=12&amp;GA=98&amp;DocTypeID=SB&amp;LegID=80711&amp;SessionID=85">measure </a>which passed the Senate last week would prevent departments from using ticket quotas in officer performance evaluations.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Democratic Rep. Jay Hoffman of Swansea is sponsoring the legislation.</span></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:29:21 +0000 Joseph Leahy 35418 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Illinois House Weighs Ban On Ticket Quotas Hoffman drops run for Congress, switches to Ill. House http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/hoffman-drops-run-congress-switches-ill-house <p>Democrat Jay Hoffman has changed his mind about running for Congress and now plans to seek a seat in the<br />Illinois House.</p><p>Democratic Party officials on Thursday endorsed Huffman&#39;s run for the seat held until recently by Tom Holbrook. Holbrook announced plans to step down from the Illinois House after Gov. Pat Quinn picked him to head the Illinois Pollution Control Board.</p><p>A month ago, Hoffman <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/hoffman-formally-announce-run-13th-congressional-district">had said he&#39;d run for Congress</a> in the newly drawn 13th District.</p> Fri, 28 Oct 2011 15:06:35 +0000 The Associated Press 2361 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Hoffman drops run for Congress, switches to Ill. House Hoffman to formally announce run for 13th Congressional District http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/hoffman-formally-announce-run-13th-congressional-district <p>Jay Hoffman served in the Illinois House for 22 years, and now he says he&#39;s running for Congress.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.news-gazette.com/news/politics-and-government/2011-09-19/hoffman-says-hell-seek-13th-district-seat.html">(Champaign) News-Gazette reports</a> that Hoffman said Sunday he&#39;ll run for the Democratic nomination in the new 13th Congressional District. Hoffman narrowly lost a race for Congress in 1996.</p> Mon, 19 Sep 2011 15:38:18 +0000 The Associated Press & St. Louis Public Radio 2079 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Hoffman to formally announce run for 13th Congressional District