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    • Paul Gauguin Offers Fall Voyages to Fiji - TravelPulse July 29, 2015
      TravelPulsePaul 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 ...
    • 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 Passes Bill Giving Hatzolah Same Rights as Other Ambulance Services - JP Updates July 27, 2015
      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 ... […]
    • Campaign cash flows from medical marijuana interests to state Rep. Lou Lang - Reboot Illinois June 15, 2015
      Reboot IllinoisCampaign cash flows from medical marijuana interests to state Rep. Lou LangReboot IllinoisLou Lang isn't a household name, but the veteran state legislator is well known to many as the driving force behind one of the biggest changes to Illinois' law books in decades: The legalization of medical marijuana. He's also been showered […]
    • Feast your ears: Film to tell homegrown radio story of WHFS - CapitalGazette.com July 27, 2015
      CapitalGazette.comFeast your ears: Film to tell homegrown radio story of WHFSCapitalGazette.com"The music would go from Frank Zappa to Mahler to Emmy Lou (Harris) to the Nighthawks to the Slickee Boys, Danny Gatton and then the Beatles," Schlossberg said. And the station was also the place where listeners heard many stars on the rise for the ...and […]
    • Shutdown and showdown in Springfield - Chicago Tribune July 1, 2015
      Chicago TribuneShutdown and showdown in SpringfieldChicago TribuneLou Lang of Skokie, shown on the House floor earlier in the month, asserted June 30, 2015, during a hearing on the implications of a state government shutdown that, “It doesn't matter how we got here.” He's wrong about that — how we got here is by ...Essential Services BudgetAlton Da […]
    • Community wants Roseland Hospital to stay open - Chicago Sun-Times July 24, 2015
      Chicago Sun-TimesCommunity wants Roseland Hospital to stay openChicago 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 »
    • Police: Marijuana worth more than $200K seized in West Chicago - Chicago Sun-Times July 24, 2015
      Police: Marijuana worth more than $200K seized in West ChicagoChicago Sun-TimesLou Lang (D-Skokie), who has championed the bill and the medical marijuana program, said he hopes the governor will sign the extension. Otherwise, it's veto-proof in the House and there's a “very strong majority” in the Senate, Lang said. “The governor ...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 […]
    • Written By Becky Schlikerman Posted: 07/23/2015, 11:08am - Chicago Sun-Times July 23, 2015
      Chicago Sun-TimesWritten By Becky Schlikerman Posted: 07/23/2015, 11:08amChicago 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 »
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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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