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Reproductive Health Act passes House after emotional debate, narrow vote Reproductive Health Act passes House after emotional debate, narrow vote

Reproductive Health Act passes House after emotional debate, narrow vote

Lawmakers on Tuesday narrowly approved a bill overhauling Illinois’ abortion statute after more than two hours of debate that was passionate and, at times, emotional. The Reproductive Health Act would replace the state’s current law with one backers and detractors agree would be the most liberal reproductive health statute in the nation.
Labor unions push for expanded gambling in final days of session Labor unions push for expanded gambling in final days of session

Labor unions push for expanded gambling in final days of session

One of the state’s largest labor unions urged lawmakers to pass an expanded gambling bill in the waning days of the 2019 session, saying it would not only create new jobs but would provide needed funding for a multi-billion-dollar capital improvements plan. The biggest obstacle to passing a gambling measure this year, however, is that with only three days left in the regular session, the...
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