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  • On the 'Scholarship' list in Springfield

     
    Where do our lawmakers stand on the issue of legislative scholarships -- those tuition waivers that members of the state house and senate have traditionally been allowed to dispense to constituents? As part of the renewed effort to abolish that...
  • Call to ban pols from Pride Parade wrong response

     
    By Jessica Reynolds Disgruntled over the House's failure to bring a gay marriage bill to a vote, some activists want to ban politicians from walking in this year's Chicago Pride Parade, according to today's Tribune story. The petition, which is...

    State lawmaker charged with bribery cruises to primary victory

    State lawmaker charged with bribery cruises to primary victory
    A Chicago Democratic lawmaker charged with bribery a week ago won decisively in Tuesday's primary, the first election under a newly drawn map that shook up House and Senate seats from the city to the suburbs. Even before unofficial results rolled in,...

    Illinois House defeats less restrictive concealed carry bill

    Illinois House defeats less restrictive concealed carry bill
    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House Thursday night defeated a concealed weapons proposal favored by gun rights advocates, a setback that could spur negotiations toward finding common ground with lawmakers who back gun control. The legislation...

    General Assembly overrides governor's veto of concealed carry bill

    General Assembly overrides governor's veto of concealed carry bill
    SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers made Illinois the last state to allow concealed carry of firearms in two quick votes Tuesday that formalized the deepening rift between Gov. Pat Quinn and the legislature. The House and Senate voted to override Quinn's...