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IL Legislator Re-introduces Bill to Ditch Concealed Carry

IL Legislator Re-introduces Bill to Ditch Concealed Carry

The state of Illinois has always opposed allowing citizens to carry concealed firearm weapons in public places, but IL Rep. Brandon Phelps (D-Harrisburg) sponsored a bill last month in an attempt to change the opinions of lawmakers. Illinois is the last state in the United States that doesn’t allow concealed firearms in in public places, but gun rights […]

IL lawmakers seek to extend lottery ticket to benefit AIDS awareness

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IL lawmakers seek to extend lottery ticket to benefit AIDS awareness

Sen. Jacqueline Collins is opposed to gambling, but she finds herself temporarily changing her stance in order to fight a disease that has plagued African American communities like the ones she represents on the South Side of Chicago. Collins (D-Chicago), the sponsor of a Senate bill joined forces with Illinois House Representatives Karen Yarbrough (D-29th) […]

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Sen. Terry Link Revises Gaming Bill, Hopes for Gov. Quinn’s Approval

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Sen. Terry Link Revises Gaming Bill, Hopes for Gov. Quinn’s Approval

Since Gov. Pat Quinn refused to sign a bill expanding gambling in Illinois intended to reduce a $15 billion budget deficit, Illinois Sen. Terry Link (D-Vernon Hills) is meeting privately with members of the Gaming Committee to discuss ways of retooling the legislation to meet Quinn’s approval. Link is the sponsor of Senate Bill 744, […]

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