Pat Quinn offers information on road closures and storm damage.
The Chicago Democrat told reporters Wednesday that it’s a matter of logistics for planning an event that will involve numerous activists and advocates involved in lobbying for the measure.
A historic vote Tuesday in the Illinois House positioned that state to become the largest in the heartland to legalize gay marriage, following months of arduous lobbying efforts by both sides in President Barack Obama’s home state.
The new program to grant driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants is ready to be rolled out.
The sponsor earlier pulled the bill over concerns voiced by the National Rifle Association and pro-gun lawmakers.
Hundreds turned out for the “March on Springfield,” with many waving signs and flags.
“Those weapons were used in Newtown, Conn. to kill children, and they were used on the parks of Chicago to shoot at children,” Quinn said.
The Illinois Senate approved the measure last February, but the measure has stalled in the House. About a dozen votes are still needed.
A bill sponsored by State Rep. Mike Zalewski (D-Riverside) would impose stricter sentences for aggravated use of a weapon and gun crimes committed by felons.
St. Louis Regional Chamber President Joe Reagan says St. Louis makes sense because of the plant sciences hub here as well as the investment ADM already has.