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CAPITOL BRIEFS: Lawmakers call for state funeral for last living WWII Medal of Honor recipient CAPITOL BRIEFS: Lawmakers call for state funeral for last living WWII Medal of Honor recipient

CAPITOL BRIEFS: Lawmakers call for state funeral for last living WWII Medal of Honor recipient

Illinois lawmakers are joining a call to urge the federal government to ensure that the last surviving Medal of Honor recipient from World War II be offered a state funeral. Meanwhile, veterans are being encouraged to be volunteer advocates for children in the Illinois Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, program.

Bill phasing out ethylene oxide in densely populated areas fails in committee Bill phasing out ethylene oxide in densely populated areas fails in committee

Bill phasing out ethylene oxide in densely populated areas fails in committee

A bill that would phase out the use of ethylene oxide except in sparsely populated areas of the state is headed back to the negotiating table after failing in a Senate committee Wednesday. Ethylene oxide is a gas used in manufacturing and sterilization processes. It is designated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as carcinogenic.

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