Tag : Illinois Senate


Illinois State Sen. Heather Steans, North Side Democrat, Resigning After 12 Years In Office

CHICAGO (CBS) — State Sen. Heather Steans (D-Chicago), who was instrumental in the passage of legislation legalizing recreational marijuana and same-sex marriage in Illinois, is...
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Illinois Senate Approves Legislation That Would Expand Chicago Teachers’ Bargaining Rights Amid Dispute Over CPS Reopening Plans

CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois state lawmakers have approved legislation that could throw a wrench in Chicago Public Schools’ reopening plans, lifting limits on the Chicago...