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    • Campaign cash flows from medical marijuana interests to state Rep. Lou Lang - Reboot Illinois June 15, 2015
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      Wall Street Journal (blog)The Edinburgh Fringe: An Expat Decodes the World's Largest Arts FestivalWall Street Journal (blog)My comedy picks are Lou Sanders, Tim Key, Cariad & Paul and Austentatious. My top theater shows this ... The International Festival includes big-name musicians Lang Lang and Sufjan Stevens and Scottish playwright David Greig. E […]
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      JP UpdatesIllinois Passes Bill Giving Hatzolah Same Rights as Other Ambulance ServicesJP Updates“This bill was all about saving lives,” Lou Lang, a Jewish Democrat, and member of Illinois' House of Representatives told the outlet. “Rarely do we get a chance to pass a law that does so much to create a healthier community.” Lang was a co-sponsor of ... […]
    • Paul Gauguin Offers Fall Voyages to Fiji - TravelPulse July 29, 2015
      Paul Gauguin Offers Fall Voyages to FijiTravelPulseMagic, Hawaiian singer Jamie Lawrence, airline pilot Lou Thieblemont, and photographers Jesse and Helen Kalisher, with cruise fares from $7,195 per person. The 12-night sailing departs Nov. 10, 2015, and features special guests ¿Qué Bolá? Magic ...
    • Full Show 5/15/15 (Felipe Esparza, IL House Leader Lou Lang, Aly Jados) - WGN Radio May 18, 2015
      WGN RadioFull Show 5/15/15 (Felipe Esparza, IL House Leader Lou Lang, Aly Jados)WGN RadioPatti kicks off the show by riding sidecar with Elliott Serrano and Esmeralda Leon. Then, comedian Felipe Esparza swings by to talk about his upcoming shows and more. Later, IL house leader Lou Lang talks to Patti about her recent trips downstate and ...
    • Temporary budget, likely doomed, goes to Illinois governor - Danville Commercial News July 15, 2015
      Danville Commercial NewsTemporary budget, likely doomed, goes to Illinois governorDanville Commercial NewsLou Lang, D-Skokie, defends a temporary, one-month budget that allows state workers to get paid at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Thursday, July 9, 2015. The Illinois House adopted a stop-gap spending plan Thursday that would guarantee state employee . […]
    • Doubek: Secretive Rauner reneges on campaign promises - Chicago Sun-Times July 27, 2015
      Chicago Sun-TimesDoubek: Secretive Rauner reneges on campaign promisesChicago Sun-TimesLou Lang, D-Skokie, sponsor of that bill, said he has a “good level of confidence” he could override a veto, should the governor reject the measure. And a list of conditions that would increase the number of illnesses approved for treatment with ...and more »
    • Illinois lawmakers quick to say Blagojevich not getting out of prison any time ... - Chicago Tribune July 21, 2015
      Chicago TribuneIllinois lawmakers quick to say Blagojevich not getting out of prison any time ...Chicago TribuneLou Lang, D-Skokie, said the ruling reopened a wound that Illinois has tried to move beyond, but said he had faith in the court system. "He's still convicted on nine other counts, going to be re-tried on five counts. I'd say the dist […]
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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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