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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...
  • 'Hands-free' distinction appears to be evidence free as well.

     
    Story: A new proposal to ban the use of cellphones while driving in Illinois passed the (state) House on Friday along with two other traffic safety measures. Sponsored by Rep. John D'Amico, D-Chicago, the bill would prohibit hand-held devices from...

    Hip, hip, harangue!

     
    Three cheers for Downstate lawmaker who shouted truth to power vI live more than 300 miles from Downstate Republican Mike Bost's Illinois House district and differ with him on many issues, but he was truly my representative Tuesday when he...

    Conceal carry defeated in Illinois House

     
    Posted by Monique Garcia at 3:20 p.m.; last updated at 4:22 p.m. SPRINGFIELD --- The Illinois House this afternoon defeated a measure that would allow people to carry concealed guns with training and a permit. The bill needed 71 votes...

    House passes 'quick-take' bill for proposed Illiana tollway

    House passes 'quick-take' bill for proposed Illiana tollway
    The Illinois House today passed legislation giving the state so-called quick-take power to acquire private property for the proposed Illiana expressway connecting Interstate 65 in Indiana and I-55 in Illinois. Quick-take would let the Illinois Department...