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More urgency needed on ethics reforms, GOP lawmakers say More urgency needed on ethics reforms, GOP lawmakers say

More urgency needed on ethics reforms, GOP lawmakers say

A handful of Illinois House Republicans on Wednesday called for a special legislative session – or at least greater urgency in the upcoming regular session – to pass reforms to state ethics laws. “How can this government possibly move forward with credibility without robust anti-corruption safeguards in place,” Rep. Blaine Wilhour, R-Beecher City, asked during a Capitol news conference.

Eight days after request, Lincoln Museum shipped Gettysburg Address to Texas Eight days after request, Lincoln Museum shipped Gettysburg Address to Texas

Eight days after request, Lincoln Museum shipped Gettysburg Address to Texas

Just eight days after a nonprofit organization founded by conservative commentator Glenn Beck requested it be lent a priceless, handwritten copy of the Gettysburg Address to display at a “pop-up” museum in Dallas, Texas, the staff at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum had the document packed and ready to move. That led to Alan Lowe's ouster from the ALPLM in...
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