Illinois House of Representatives

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Name: Illinois House of Representatives
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

In the Spotlight: Foster children deserve adequate psychiatric care

Foster children who are removed from their family of origin, placed in a relative’s or stranger’s home with limited to supervised visitation with parents once a week, and monitored by social workers, therapists, and court personnel, already pay the price ... [Published PJStar.com - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Senate set to review Fine’s bill on cyber bullying

The Illinois House of Representatives has passed legislation to help protect children from cyber bullying.Authored by Rep. Laura Fine, House Bill 4207 expands the definition of bullying to include cyber bullying that occurs outside of school and on computers ... [Published Skokie Review - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Illinois Senate To Consider A Bill Providing New Protections For Pregnant Employees

Last week, the Illinois House of Representatives approved a bill to strengthen protections for pregnant employees in the workplace. HB 8 , introduced by Rep. Mary Flowers (D-Chicago) and supported by Governor Pat Quinn, would amend the Illinois Human ... [Published JD Supra - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 3 reports

Illinois Rejects Ban on Therapy for Same-sex Attraction

The Illinois House of Representatives has rejected a bill that would have banned reparative therapy for youth struggling with same-sex attraction. The measure, which was shot down on a 51-44 roll ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Transparency needed, Fine supports video taping transit board meetings

The Illinois House of Representatives recently passed a pending bill requiring transit boards to broadcast public meetings.State Rep. Laura Fine cosponsored the legislation, which the Illinois Senate is now reviewing.Fine said House Bill 3672 was filed ... [Published Glenview Announcements - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Activists still pushing for no petcoke in their SE Side neighborhoods

CHICAGO | While the City Council and the Illinois General Assembly both have pending measures on how to regulate the storage of petroleum coke within the city limits, activists said Tuesday they’re still pushing the idea the substance should be banned ... [Published NWI Times - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

State Rep. Harris Hosts Heroin Task Force Meet In Arlington Hts. Thursday

State Rep. David Harris of Arlington Hts. on Monday highlighted the first meeting of the Illinois House of Representatives Task Force on Heroin that will take place at the Arlington Hts. Village Hall, 33 South Arlington Hts Rd. tomorrow (Thursday), Apr. ... [Published Journal & Topics Newspapers - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Illinois House Passes Bill Requiring Rideshare Companies to Provide Commercial Auto Insurance

The Illinois House of Representatives has passed legislation requiring ridesharing companies to provide commercial insurance for dispatchers and drivers, moving to fill what insurance groups view as ... ... [Published A.M. Best - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

US: Illinois House rejects bill to ban gay conversion therapy

The Illinois House of Representatives has rejected a bill which would ban gay conversion therapy.The Youth Mental Health Protection Act , sponsored by Democrat Kelly Cassidy, was rejected by a vote of 51-44 on Thursday.It would have banned conversion ... [Published Pink News - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Illinois: House Passes Legislation to Prevent the Destruction of Firearms

Yesterday, the Illinois House of Representatives passed House Bill 4860 , with House Amendment 1, by an 88 to 6 vote .  Sponsored by state Representative Brad Halbrook (R-110), HB 4860, as amended, provides law enforcement agencies with the option to ... [Published NRA-ILA - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

Illinois House approves measure to repair Chicago pensions

April 8 (Bloomberg) -- Chicago’s effort to stabilize two of its four pensions won approval in the Illinois House of Representatives.The measure aimed at restoring retirement funds for laborers and municipal workers passed today in Springfield, the capital, ... [Published Benefits Pro - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 4 reports

Illinois: How will we fix our budget problems? Let’s tax millionaires!

Taxing the rich will save us ... right? This worked so well for France that Belgium had a real estate boom with the new tax on millionaires was announced.  And New Jersey learned that millionaires have a tendency to leave when confronted with higher ... [Published Hot Air » Top Picks - Mar 21 2014]

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...not they support it because if someone doesn't smoke and doesn't like to be around the smoke from cigarettes, yes it benefits them," Heller said. "But, if they are fundamentally against restricting somebody's constitutional right, then obviously that would be (a) conflicting feeling."
"The motive and intent of the state legislature when it enacted SB 14 is the crux of this Voting Rights Act case," Ramos wrote. "The Court finds that the overall balance of factors weighs in favor of disclosure on a confidential basis."
"We were fortunate to be at the Capitol during the governor's budget address," Ms. Stocker said. "Two members were actually seated in the House during the budget address."

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In the Spotlight: Foster children deserve adequ... [Published PJStar.com - Apr 19 2014]
Senate set to review Fine’s bill on cyber bullying [Published Skokie Review - Apr 18 2014]
Illinois Senate To Consider A Bill Providing Ne... [Published JD Supra - Apr 17 2014]
Illinois Rejects Ban on Therapy for Same-sex At... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]
Bill to ban ‘ex-gay’ therapies on minors voted ... [Published Gay Star News - Apr 16 2014]
Transparency needed, Fine supports video taping... [Published Glenview Announcements - Apr 16 2014]
Activists still pushing for no petcoke in their... [Published NWI Times - Apr 16 2014]
Illinois Rejects Ban on Therapy for Same-sex At... [Published New American - Apr 15 2014]
Illinois House Passes Bill Requiring Rideshare ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 15 2014]
Illinois House Passes Bill Requiring Rideshare ... [Published A.M. Best - Apr 15 2014]
Statewide smoking ban for public universities a... [Published Individual.com - Apr 15 2014]
State Rep. Harris Hosts Heroin Task Force Meet ... [Published Journal & Topics Newspapers - Apr 14 2014]
Jones: Students should apply for Black Caucus s... [Published NWI Times - Apr 14 2014]
US: Illinois House rejects bill to ban gay conv... [Published Pink News - Apr 12 2014]
This week in the war on voting: Putting photos ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 12 2014]
This week in the war on voting: Putting photos ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 12 2014]
Time to testify: Nothing but the truth [Published Saukvalley.com - Apr 12 2014]
Illinois: House Passes Legislation to Prevent t... [Published NRA-ILA - Apr 11 2014]
Q-C teens part of 4-H visit to State Capitol [Published Quad-Cities Online - Apr 11 2014]
Rep. Chapa LaVia Apologizes for 'Half' Remark [Published 1470 WMBD - Apr 11 2014]
Elgin city council decides to seek Moeller’s re... [Published Elgin Courier News - Apr 10 2014]
House Unanimously Approves McAuliffe Measure to... [Published Chicago Tribune - Apr 10 2014]
Local 4-H member part of legislative team in Sp... [Published Shelby County News - Apr 09 2014]
Illinois House approves measure to repair Chica... [Published Benefits Pro - Apr 08 2014]
Illinois House passes bill for Chicago pension ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Apr 08 2014]
Illinois House Approves Measure to Repair Chica... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - Apr 08 2014]
Legislation criminalizing revenge porn passes i... [Published Lincolnshire Review - Apr 08 2014]
Yingling Backed Bill to Freeze Tax Levy for… [Published Grayslake Patch - Apr 08 2014]
Decatur officials unhappy with bill that would ... [Published Herald & Review - Apr 08 2014]
Moody's: Chicago pension fix plan is no panecea [Published Chicago Tribune - Apr 07 2014]
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This week in the war on voting: Putting photos ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 12 2014]
This week in the war on voting is a joint project of Joan McCarter and Meteor Blades Obama-appointed U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos ruled this week that the state of Texas must turn over legislators' emails related to the much-disputed ...
Illinois House Approves Measure to Repair Chica... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - Apr 08 2014]
Illinois House Approves Measure to Repair Chicago Pensions Bloomberg Chicago's effort to stabilize two of its four pensions won approval in the Illinois House of Representatives. The measure aimed at restoring retirement funds for laborers and municipal ...
When in doubt, tax the rich [Published MuskegonPundit - Mar 23 2014]
When in doubt, tax the rich |Rare : "He tells the developing story in Illinois, where Michael J. Madigan, the Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives and Chairman of the Democratic Party of Illinois, plans to push for a three percent tax hike ...
Illinois: How will we fix our budget problems? ... [Published Hot Air » Top Picks - Mar 21 2014]
Taxing the rich will save us ... right? This worked so well for France that Belgium had a real estate boom with the new tax on millionaires was announced.  And New Jersey learned that millionaires have a tendency to leave when confronted with higher ...
Illinois to Follow California's Lead With 'Mill... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 21 2014]
Michael Madigan, the all-powerful Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives, announced Thursday that he would direct the Democrat-controlled state legislature to place a referendum on the November ballot that would raise taxes on millionaires ...
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