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Rep. Ann Williams Applauds Illinois Senate Panel Rejection of Anti-Gay Adoption Bill

(Springfield, IL) – March 23, 2012. The Illinois Senate Executive Subcommittee on Civil Rights voted down on Thursday a Republican plan that would allow Illinois adoption agencies to refuse to serve same-sex couples seeking to adopt children. Continue reading »

Despite Sheriff Tom Dart’s Opposition, Senator Emil Jones Wins Post-Burr Oak Cemetery Reforms

(Springfield, IL) – April 15, 2011. Despite a rhetorical assault by Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, the Illinois Senate yesterday overwhelmingly approved, 54-2, legislation to rein in the legislative overreach of Illinois cemetery reforms that were rushed through the legislature in the wake of the Burr Oak Cemetery scandal in 2009, reforms whose regulatory requirements … Continue reading »

Illinois Legislature: Senator Don Harmon Wins Approval of Bill to Limit Cable TV Contracts to 2 Years

(Springfield, IL) — March 23, 2010. The Illinois State Senate today approved legislation that limits consumer cable contracts to no more than two years. The Senate ok’d the measure, Senate Bill 107, 52-0. Sponsored by State Senator Don Harmon (D-Oak Park), the bill would limit cable and video service contracts to a two-year contract instead … Continue reading »

Happy Anniversary Rod Blagojevich–Pat Quinn Signs Illinois Campaign Finance Reform; Dan Hynes Hits Sour Note

(Chicago, IL) — December 9, 2009. On the first anniversary of former Governor Rod Blagojevich‘s arrest, Governor Pat Quinn today signed into law a campaign finance bill that imposes Illinois’ first-ever contribution limits in Illinois. “This new law requires politicians to be more candid, open and accountable than ever before. It is a crucial and … Continue reading »

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