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    • Tom Kacich: Madigan camp in contact with Ammons - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette April 23, 2014
      Tom Kacich: Madigan camp in contact with AmmonsChampaign/Urbana News-GazetteLou Lang, D-Skokie, who also is a House deputy majority leader. "I talked to (Lang) after the primary and he wished me well and said he'd be willing to support my candidacy in the fall," Ammons said. She also said she had spoken briefly with Madigan ...
    • Two proposed constitutional amendments to appear on Nov. 4 ballot - Daily Illini April 23, 2014
      Two proposed constitutional amendments to appear on Nov. 4 ballotDaily IlliniLou Lang, D-Skokie, on Dec. 10, 2012. It passed the House on April 2 and the Senate on April 10. The legislation is based on Marsy's Law in California. The amendment to the California Constitution was approved in the 2008 general election. Lang, spoke ...
    • Chicago House brunch to honor Jakobbson - Windy City Times April 23, 2014
      Windy City TimesChicago House brunch to honor JakobbsonWindy City TimesLou Lang and U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky. Jeremy Hilborn will also be honored at this year's brunch, which is being chaired by Ted Grady of J&L Catering; Ross Slotten of Klein & Slotten Medical Associates; and Mallory Ulaszek of Roam Boutique. Sloan said ...
    • Roundabout or stoplight? Forest Grove meeting set - KOIN.com April 23, 2014
      Roundabout or stoplight? Forest Grove meeting setKOIN.comODOT spokesperson Lou Torres told KOIN 6 News the state added turn lanes, widened the shoulder and added signs. They're now proposing a ... “This is a call to action,” Joe Lang with Pacific University recently told KOIN 6 News. “Many members of the ...
    • Live Music: Saturday, April 26 - The Providence Journal April 23, 2014
      The Providence JournalLive Music: Saturday, April 26The Providence JournalThe Al Keith Collective, rock and blues, Skyline Lounge, Lang's Bowlarama, 225 Niantic Ave., Cranston. 944-0500, langsbowlarama.com. ... $10-$13. Reggae BBQ. Mary Lou Neville, jazz and pop, Elizabeth of Portofino, 897 Post Rd., Warwick. 461-8920.and more »
    • Proposed Rules for Medical Marijuana Pilot Program Filed - WIFR April 19, 2014
      SFGateProposed Rules for Medical Marijuana Pilot Program FiledWIFRLou Lang (D-Skokie), who sponsored the legislation. “I am pleased with the direction we are going.” The following changes have been incorporated into the proposed rules filed today. Cultivation Centers>/b> • While the Act calls for one cultivation ...Illinois medical marijuana: $100 for […]
    • Gambling Expansion Territorial Concerns - Alton Daily News April 20, 2014
      Alton Daily NewsGambling Expansion Territorial ConcernsAlton Daily NewsThe sponsor of the last gambling expansion bill isn't convinced the newest effort will work. State Rep. Lou Lang (D-Skokie) has been a longtime backer of building more casinos in Illinois, though his efforts never made it past the governor's desk. The ...
    • Illinois proposes $100 patient card for medical marijuana users, drops gun ban - Tech Times April 20, 2014
      Illinois proposes $100 patient card for medical marijuana users, drops gun banTech TimesLou Lang, a Democrat and sponsor of the state's medical marijuana legislation who is a member of the committee set to vote to approve or turn down the rules. "I did ask them to remove it. I'm not the only person who did." However, despite the decision […]
    • Investigator wants tougher legislative ethics laws - Northwest Herald April 18, 2014
      Investigator wants tougher legislative ethics lawsNorthwest HeraldLou Lang, a Skokie Democrat and a House deputy majority leader, said he had not studied Homer's letter but also questioned whether the rules would have the desired effect. “Everything that happens in government and everything uttered and every request ...and more »
    • Erie County real estate transactions - Buffalo News April 21, 2014
      Erie County real estate transactionsBuffalo NewsPart of 283-399 Ohio St., Carl P. Paladino; Louis A. Magnano to Buffalo Scholastic Rowing Association Inc., $419,690. • 288 Linwood Ave., PMT Linwood Limited to Oscar Lang Llc, $380,000. • 837 Bailey, Jacob Levin Inc.; Jack Levin Inc. to 837 Bailey ...
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House Begins Blagojevich Impeachment Process, Lou Lang Appointed a Chief Questioner

(Springfield, IL) — There are 12 House Democrats and 9 Republicans on the impeachment committee to  investigate allegations of misfeasance, nonfeasance, and other misconduct against Governor Rod  Blagojevich.

House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) has House Majority Leader Barbara Flynn Currie (D-Chicago) as Committee Chair. Currie said that the panel’s investigation will include allegations contained in the complaint filed by federal investigators as well as other issues.

Assistant House Majority Leader Lou Lang (D-Skokie) has been appointed one of the chief questioners.

Here are the other committee members:

Rep. Edward Acevedo (D-Chicago)
Rep. Monique Davis (D-Chicago)
Rep. Mary Flowers (D-Chicago)
Rep. Jack Franks (D-Woodstock)
Rep. John Fritchey (D-Chicago)
Rep. Julie Hamos (D-Evanston)
Rep. Gary Hannig (D- Litchfield)
Rep. Connie Howard (D-Chicago)
Rep. Lou Lang (D-Skokie)
Rep. Frank Mautino (D- Spring Valley)
Rep. Arthur Turner (D-Chicago)
Rep. Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs)
Rep. Suzie Bassi (R-Palatine)
Rep. Patti Bellock (R-Hinsdale)
Rep. Bill Black (R-Danville)
Rep. Mike Bost (R-Murphysboro)
Rep. Roger Eddy (R-Hutsonville)
Rep. Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet)
Rep. Jim Sacia (R-Pecatonica)
Rep. Jil Tracy (R-Mt.Sterling)

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One Response

  1. Blagojevich has been so successful at making himself and his office look ridiculous that about a million people are now able to remember and maybe even spell his crazy name — that’s sort of like an accomplishment, right?

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