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State Rep. Greg Harris

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Illinois House, Senate Override Gov. Pat Quinn’s ComEd “Smart Grid” Veto

(Springfield, IL) – October 26, 2011. A veto by Governor Pat Quinn of a bill to upgrade the Illinois’ electric grid, the so-called “Smart Grid” plan– has been overridden by both the Illinois House and Senate. Continue reading »

Madigan Taps Harris for Key Oversight Committee

(Springfield, IL) — March 31, 2011. State Rep. Greg Harris (D-Chicago) has been tapped to serve on a key Illinois House of Representatives oversight panel. House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) appointed Harris to the bi-partisan Joint Committee on Administrative Rules known in Springfield as “JCAR”. “It’s a great honor to serve on this committee to … Continue reading »

Easing Budget Crisis, Gov. Pat Quinn to Reduce Illinois Human Service Mid-Year Budget Cuts

(Chicago, IL) — February 24, 2011. Governor Pat Quinn has personally intervened to reduce the $208 million  mid-year budgets cuts slated for the Illinois Department of Department Humans Services, cuts which had threaten to eliminate 80% of the Illinois substance abuse and treatment services and wipe out other human service programs by March 15, according … Continue reading »

Our View: Illinois Civil Unions Are Not a Tourist Attraction

Let’s be clear. Governor Pat Quinn’s backing of civil unions for gay and lesbian couples has been up to this point both noble and courageous. Continue reading »

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