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    • Illinois' Heroin Crisis Act a model for other states - Chicago Tribune June 29, 2016
      Chicago TribuneIllinois' Heroin Crisis Act a model for other statesChicago Tribune... September 2015 which has been heralded as "groundbreaking legislation" and is now being modeled in other states across the country, according to the bill's sponsor, Rep. Lou Lang, D-Skokie. The bill, though comprehensive, is "not a cure-all," L […]
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    • House Democrats propose graduated income tax plan - Chicago Sun-Times April 16, 2016
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    • T&C Exclusive: Lang Lang and Andra Day Premiere Their Video for 'Empire State of Mind' - TownandCountrymag.com (blog) July 20, 2016
      TownandCountrymag.com (blog)T&C Exclusive: Lang Lang and Andra Day Premiere Their Video for 'Empire State of Mind'TownandCountrymag.com (blog)It's a feeling made abundantly clear on his forthcoming album New York Rhapsody, which was inspired by E.B. White's legendary essay "Here is New York," and features songs—from Gershwin […]
    • Illinois medical marijuana program gets boost from Rauner approval - Chicago Tribune July 1, 2016
      Chicago TribuneIllinois medical marijuana program gets boost from Rauner approvalChicago TribuneThe new law also streamlines how doctors approve patients and gives the governor the ability to reappoint members of the Illinois Medical Cannabis Advisory Board. State Rep. Lou Lang, the Skokie Democrat who has sponsored medical marijuana proposals ...Rauner sign […]
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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)

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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