legislation

Rauner Would Sign Legislation Allowing Rahm Recall
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network
The effort to allow the Mayor of Chicago to be recalled has the support of Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Rauner says he’d sign the legislation introduced last month by State Reps. LaShawn Ford (D-Chicago) and Mary Flowers (D-Chicago), though he added that he…
Police Reform Package Awaits Governor's Signature
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network
A package of police reforms awaiting the governor's signature isn't meant to demonize the cops, according to supporters of the legislation.
The changes include standards for how police-worn body cameras will be used, requiring independent investigations…
Illinois Lawmakers to Propose Measure to Battle Heroin Abuse
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Two Illinois lawmakers plan to propose bipartisan legislation Monday to combat growing heroin and prescription drug abuse.
Democratic Rep. Lou Lang and Republican Rep. John Anthony say their bill follows a panel of lawmakers' meetings around the state to learn more…