Candidates for the
The forum took place at the Winnebago County Bar Association meeting Wednesday night.
Bruscato spoke about his 4 years in office and how he
made it a priority to work with the community and develop partnerships with
organizations. Highlighting how the jail
Glen Weber spoke about his experience as a trial lawyer, working on more than 40 first degree murder cases.
He also added he thinks Bruscato's priorities are misplaced, and that he should focus more on getting convictions than community outreach.
"What are the priorities of the state's attorney," asked Weber. "To spend 3 1/2 years issuing press releases about programs and plea bargains while the killer of your colleague finds a work release program for himself?"
"You do have a clear choice for the election for state's attorney," said Bruscato "You can elect a lawyer with prosecution experience or you can elect a prosecutor, and an administrator, and a advocate, and a steward, and a mentor, and a leader, you can elect a state's attorney."