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  • Gay marriage passes Illinois House

     
    One vote to spare. It's happened, folks. Governor Quinn has indicated he'll sign the bill, and it's already cleared the Senate. Welcome to the future, Illinois. Here's the roll call: Democrats voting no: Anthony Beiser, John Bradley, Katherine Cloonen, Jerry..
  • 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...

    Lawmakers approve gay marriage in Illinois

    Lawmakers approve gay marriage in Illinois
    Lawmakers approved gay marriage Tuesday in a historic vote that saw supporters overcome cultural, racial and geographic divides and put Illinois in line with a growing number of states that have extended the right to wed to same-sex couples. After...

    Quinn signs pregnancy workplace protection law

    Quinn signs pregnancy workplace protection law
    Gov. Pat Quinn today signed into law a measure aimed at providing further protections for pregnant women in the workplace. The legislation bars employers from firing, segregating against or refusing to hire pregnant women.  Sponsoring Rep. Mary Flowers,...

    Authorities seek solutions for K-8 absenteeism in Chicago schools

    Authorities seek solutions for K-8 absenteeism in Chicago schools
    As authorities move to address K-8 absenteeism and truancy in Chicago schools, where tens of thousands of elementary students miss a month or more of school each year, they may not have to look far for workable strategies. Government agencies and...