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    • Legislation fights Illinois' heroin problem - Quad City Times March 2, 2015
      MiamiHerald.comLegislation fights Illinois' heroin problemQuad City TimesAt a news conference at the Statehouse, state Rep. Lou Lang, D-Skokie, said heroin is a real problem throughout the state. Although measures to combat its spread have been made in counties and in other states, Lang thinks the legislation could serve as ...Illinois' Heroin-Figh […]
    • Bill could fight rise in heroin use - Bloomington Pantagraph March 3, 2015
      Bloomington PantagraphBill could fight rise in heroin useBloomington PantagraphHouse Democratic Assistant Majority Leader Lou Lang of Skokie and GOP State Rep. John Anthony of Morris announced bipartisan legislation Monday that would spend $25 million to combat an epidemic of heroin and prescription drug abuse, although ...
    • Illinois lawmakers' heroin proposal has $25M price tag - fox2now.com March 3, 2015
      Illinois lawmakers' heroin proposal has $25M price tagfox2now.comLeader Lou Lang and Republican Rep. John Anthony say their proposal is far cheaper than watching the problem continue to grow around Illinois. The legislation would require drugs combating heroin overdoses to be dispensed and administered more ...
    • Lawmakers unveil aggressive plan to curb heroin use - Chicago Daily Herald March 3, 2015
      Chicago Daily HeraldLawmakers unveil aggressive plan to curb heroin useChicago Daily HeraldA former DuPage County lawmaker says he's seen "too many wakes" as he and others start work trying to win approval for a package of legislation aimed at cutting the number of drug overdose deaths. The proposal includes drug education, increased use of .. […]
    • Protected: SUBSCRIBERS ONLY - Today's edition of Capitol Fax (use all CAPS ... - The Capitol Fax Blog (blog) March 2, 2015
      The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)Protected: SUBSCRIBERS ONLY - Today's edition of Capitol Fax (use all CAPS ...The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)Lou Lang bi-partisan "Heroin Bill" press conference at 2:00 pm CT Available at blueroomstream.com. by Blueroomstream via twitter 11:42 AM. How did Illinois' congressional delegation vote on last week's D […]
    • New Legislation Looks to Curb Heroin - WSIL TV March 3, 2015
      New Legislation Looks to Curb HeroinWSIL TV"You can get high on heroin today in our state, and in any state in this country, for five dollars," said State Representative Lou Lang. Lang knows availability and price make the fight against the deadly drug even harder. "We learned during these ...and more »
    • AG Madigan's “top 10″ list - The Capitol Fax Blog (blog) March 2, 2015
      AG Madigan's “top 10″ listThe Capitol Fax Blog (blog)“Identity theft has long been a top concern for Illinois residents,” Attorney General Madigan said. “But in light of last year's massive data breaches, it is clearer than ever that much more must be done to protect sensitive data while ensuring that ...and more »
    • Lawmakers To Propose Heroin Legislation - WICS-TV March 2, 2015
      Lawmakers To Propose Heroin LegislationWICS-TVDemocratic Representative Lou Lang and Republican Representative John Anthony say their bill follows a panel of lawmakers' meetings around the state to learn more about a rise in heroin use and its correlation to prescription drug abuse. The ...
    • Comprehensive, Controversial Heroin Legislation Introduced - WNIJ and WNIU March 3, 2015
      WNIJ and WNIUComprehensive, Controversial Heroin Legislation IntroducedWNIJ and WNIURep. John Cabello, R-Machesney Park, former Elmhurt Republican Rep. Dennis Reboletti, and Rep. John Anthony, R-Plainfield stand behind Democratic Rep. Lou Lang, D-Skokie, as the group introduces what they say is comprehensive, and sure to be ...
    • 5-time Grammy award winning artists, The Blind Boys of Alabama, coming to ... - Americus Times-Recorder March 2, 2015
      5-time Grammy award winning artists, The Blind Boys of Alabama, coming to ...Americus Times-RecorderThey have appeared on recordings with Bonnie Raitt, Tom Waits, k.d. lang, Lou Reed, Peter Gabriel, Willie Nelson, Susan Tedeschi, Solomon Burke, Aaron Neville, Ben Harper, and most recently Justin Vernon, Patty Griffin, Merrill Garbus, and Sam Amidon ...
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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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