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      KINGSTON BOWLING: 300 games, 800 series highlight recent actionThe Daily FreemanACADEMY GENERAL INSURANCE—Clayton Tingle 278—267—758, Keith Merritt 280—235—733, Lou Swart 278—233—731, Chris Koenig 268—247—711, Ron Jones 258—230—710, Ray Gapinski 245—235—700, John Ferraro 245—244—692, Jim ... James Hayner 279—681 ...
    • Heroin forum focuses on next steps in fight against drug's use - Chicago Tribune April 11, 2015
      Chicago TribuneHeroin forum focuses on next steps in fight against drug's useChicago TribuneLou Lang, D-Skokie, was on hand Friday to offer what's next in the fight against heroin. Lang is sponsoring the state's Heroin Crisis Act, which would expand drug court programs, create the nation's first drug take-back program for pharmacies, requ […]
    • Illinois House Approves Bill to Extend Medical Marijuana Pilot Program - The Daily Chronic April 23, 2015
      The Daily ChronicIllinois House Approves Bill to Extend Medical Marijuana Pilot ProgramThe Daily ChronicAs passed in 2013, the original bill, House Bill 1, contained a sunset clause ending the program at the end of 2017. Rep. Lou Lang (D-Skokie), the author of House Bill 1, is the primary sponsor of the current bill to extend the program. The bill also ...Il […]
    • House approves bill to decriminalize marijuana in Illinois - Reboot Illinois April 24, 2015
      Reboot IllinoisHouse approves bill to decriminalize marijuana in IllinoisReboot IllinoisLou Lang, D-Skokie, who pushed the state's medical marijuana pilot program through the Legislature, said the changes in the bill were “good for the public health, good for the court system, good for society and good for young offenders who make a small ...and more » […]
    • Illinois lawmakers consider bills to fight drug abuse - Chicago Tribune April 23, 2015
      Chicago TribuneIllinois lawmakers consider bills to fight drug abuseChicago TribuneLou Lang argued that ignoring the state's heroin "epidemic" would cost Illinois more than it would save. "We'll have to find the money someplace," said Lang, a veteran lawmaker from Skokie. "I'm prepared to go to the mat for whatever the […]
    • Bill to Extend Medical Cannabis Pilot Program - CBS Local April 24, 2015
      CBS LocalBill to Extend Medical Cannabis Pilot ProgramCBS LocalThe argument is it's not only fair to the patients and dealers, it's fair to the state agencies evaluating the program. “Because there will be only two years left,” said the sponsor, State Rep. Lou Lang (D-Skokie), “they won't have all the necessary ...
    • Marijuana shop looks likely for Mokena - Chicago Tribune April 21, 2015
      Marijuana shop looks likely for MokenaChicago TribuneLou Lang. He sponsored the original legislation establishing the pilot program, which is scheduled for automatic repeal on Jan. 1, 2018. Lang's bill would extend the program four years from when the first dispensary begins officially operating ...and more »
    • Local agency leaders embark on Springfield Mission - Jewish United Fund April 23, 2015
      Jewish United FundLocal agency leaders embark on Springfield MissionJewish United FundMembers of the Jewish caucus, State Senators Daniel Biss, Julie Morrison and Ira Silverstein and State Representatives Kelly Cassidy, Scott Drury, Sara Feigenholtz, Laura Fine, Jack Franks, Robyn Gabel, Will Guzzardi, Lou Lang and Elaine Nekritz were ...
    • Chronicle AM: New Federal Pot Bill Filed, MO Hemp Bill Moves, PA MedMJ Bill ... - Drug War Chronicle April 22, 2015
      Chronicle AM: New Federal Pot Bill Filed, MO Hemp Bill Moves, PA MedMJ Bill ...Drug War ChronicleLou Lang (D-Skokie), would extend the program beyond January 1, 2018, when it is set to expire as a pilot program. The bill now goes to the Senate. Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Bill Moves. The Senate State Government Committee has approved Senate ...and more » […]
    • This Week's Medical Marijuana Update - Live Trading News April 25, 2015
      Live Trading NewsThis Week's Medical Marijuana UpdateLive Trading NewsOn Sunday, Obama suggested support for the Senate medical marijuana bill. In an interview aired Sunday night on CNN's Weed 3 special with Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Gupta asked the president if he would get behind the CARERS Act, which would reschedule ...and more »
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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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