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The House Republican joined Democrat Elaine Nekritz at a press conference Wednesday to introduce new legislation.
Bipartisan bill has backing of John McCain, Dick Durbin; proposal could signal compromise on immigration policies.
Government, Public Safety
President Obama spoke to the nation this morning about his proposal to reduce gun violence; recommends background check for all gun purchases, assault weapons ban.
Four Republicans voted against the Senate bill.
Government, Local Connections
From social media privacy in the workplace to a ban on shark fins and stricter rules for firearms card applicants, more than 150 new laws took effect in Illinois on New Year’s Day.
It's unknown how the bill will fare in the Illinois House.
A week before the election, poll shows less than a point difference between the 11th Congressional District rivals.
A long-winded explanation for an even longer constitutional amendment is confusing some early voters, officials say, but the ballot measure boils down to a change in the way pension benefits can be increased.
Elections, Obituaries, Local Connections, Awareness
Candidates spar during live event on WTTW.
Republicans warn of “January surprise” if Gov. Pat Quinn pushes his pension cost shift plan through.
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