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May18

Only woman in the room

Throughout her much of her career, Rachelle Aud Crowe has oftentimes been the only woman in the room. When she began her career at a [...]

Apr30

Gun bills have seen mixed success in General Assembly

State Sen. Don Harmon, D-Oak Park, has filed some version of gun dealer licensing legislation every year since he began serving in the General Assembly [...]

Apr27

State Senate OKs marijuana as an opioid alternative

Illinois lawmakers are turning to marijuana to fight opioid abuse. The Senate voted 44-6 on Thursday to allow doctors to prescribe medical marijuana as an [...]

It’s great to be in the State Capitol.  Being here today calls to mind the first time I spoke on the Senate floor, almost 20 years ago.  And I was passionate, idealistic, ready to make a difference.  Just to stand in that magnificent chamber was enough to fill me up with a heightened sense of purpose.

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