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    • Illinois bill to address rise of heroin use - Beloit Daily News March 4, 2015
      Illinois bill to address rise of heroin useBeloit Daily NewsThe $25 million bipartisan bill was proposed by House Democratic Assistant Majority Leader Lou Lang and GOP state Rep. John Anthony on Monday. If passed, the bill will allow all fire departments and police agencies to administer Narcan, a drug that ...
    • Legislation fights Illinois' heroin problem - Quad City Times March 2, 2015
      CBS LocalLegislation 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 lawmakers' heroin […]
    • Deadly heroin overdoses set record for Rock Island County - WQAD.com March 3, 2015
      Deadly heroin overdoses set record for Rock Island CountyWQAD.com“It's very clear that there's a direct link over prescribing of prescription pharmaceuticals and heroin addiction and other drug abuse,” said Assistant House Majority Leader Lou Lang, D-Skokie, one of the sponsors of the bill. Lang estimates the bill ...
    • Should Illinois Equip Every First Responder with Narcan? - MyStateline.com March 3, 2015
      MyStateline.comShould Illinois Equip Every First Responder with Narcan?MyStateline.comLou Lang (D-Skokie) was one of the legislators who is introducing it. "First it would require first responders, fire departments, police departments to have this product available at all times." And not just that, the life saving drug could be ...Our View: Heroin […]
    • High-energy Blind Boys of Alabama to sing in Evans - The Augusta Chronicle March 4, 2015
      The Augusta ChronicleHigh-energy Blind Boys of Alabama to sing in EvansThe Augusta Chronicle“They 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 on ...and more » […]
    • Prescription-Reform Bill Aims At Heroin Problem - WNIJ and WNIU March 3, 2015
      WNIJ and WNIUPrescription-Reform Bill Aims At Heroin ProblemWNIJ and WNIUThe bill, sponsored by House Deputy Majority Leader Lou Lang, D-Skokie, would appropriate $25 million for the Department of Human Services to provide opioid addiction services and preventative education, distribution of and programming for opioid ...Comprehensive, Controversial Heroin L […]
    • 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 propose measure to battle heroin abuse - Bradenton Herald March 3, 2015
      Bradenton HeraldIllinois lawmakers propose measure to battle heroin abuseBradenton HeraldFILE - In this Nov. 6, 2014 file photo, Illinois state Rep. Lou Lang, D-Skokie, speaks after a meeting of the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules in Chicago. Lang is co-sponsor of a bill being proposed Monday, March 2, 2015, to combat heroin and ...
    • 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 .. […]
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      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 […]
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With Illinois Gaming Bill Veto, Rep. Lou Lang Questions Gov. Pat Quinn’s “Jobs Governor” Claim

(Chicago) – Illinois House Deputy Majority Leader Lou Lang (D-Skokie) criticizes Gov. Pat Quinn‘s veto of Illinois gaming expansion legislation, which Lang sponsored, saying the move threatens saving or creating 90,000 jobs.

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