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April 21, 2018

Senate introduces bills to fast-track bump stock ban

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS) — Bump stocks are back up for debate in the General Assembly after the original bill hit a road block. House Bill 1467, which would ban bump stocks and trigger cranks, already passed both chambers. The bill’s sponsor, Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, isn’t happy about an amendment made in the Senate. Moylan said the changes water …

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April 21, 2018

Remap proponents trying to get issue before voters, but it’s not looking good

Proponents of changing the way Illinois draws political maps had their moment Wednesday, but they appear no closer to getting the issue before voters. Proposed constitutional amendments have been introduced in both the House and Senate that would take the remapping process away from politicians and put it in the hands of an independent commission. Senate leaders allowed proponents of …

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November 2, 2016

State Senator Julie Morrison earns Chicago Sun-times Endorsement

DEERFIELD – On October 18th, The Chicago Sun-times announced its endorsement of State Senator Julie Morrison for the 29th District State Senate race. This is the third major newspaper endorsement earned by Morrison during the election. “Independent-minded and hardworking Julie A. Morrison has the ability to see issues from the perspectives of both parties….Here’s just one reason we endorse Morrison: …

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