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During veto session, clock runs out on time change, college athlete pay, more During veto session, clock runs out on time change, college athlete pay, more

During veto session, clock runs out on time change, college athlete pay, more

The adjournment of the fall veto session Thursday night means a number of bills that failed to pass both chambers this week must wait for further action when the General Assembly returns on Jan. 28.  House Bill 3904, allowing college athletes to be paid for the use of their name and likeness, was one of the most publicized efforts that stalled this week.

Senate President Cullerton to retire Senate President Cullerton to retire

Senate President Cullerton to retire

Senate President John Cullerton will resign from the General Assembly sometime in January, he told his caucus in a meeting after the fall veto session concluded Thursday. The Chicago Democrat spent almost 40 years in the General Assembly, first serving in the House before moving to the Senate. He was elected president of that chamber in 2009, and one of his tasks was presiding over the...
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