The concern on the governor’s part was what he called “unprecedented interference” in the Illinois Commerce Commission’s rate-making authority.
The council defeated a proposal to limit penalties for possession of the drug and declined to place an alternative proposal on the ballot.
“I think the government also knows better than Mom and Dad on cigarettes,” says State Rep. Robyn Gabel (D-Evanston), “It’s the same kind of cancer-causing substance.”
The Executive Committee voted 12-3 on legislation to ban the delivery, sale or transfer of ammunition feeding devices of more than 10 rounds after emotional testimony.
“I personally feel that the bridge should be honoring our veterans and so I think we need to sit down and talk about that.”
The 35-21 Senate vote was much less narrow than a 61-57 vote in the Illinois House last month.
As they struggle to stay alive, Illinois horse racing tracks are still waiting for millions of dollars they were promised a decade ago.
The speed limit in Wisconsin is 65, but it’s 70 in all other states adjacent to Illinois.
The 85-69 vote in the House was just three greater than the minimum number needed to pass legislation and 24 votes short of a two-thirds majority that would be needed for a veto override.
“Basic rights such as the right to maintain gainful employment, to access public services and spaces, to access emergency medical care, and the right to vote…cannot be denied”
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