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    • 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 ...
    • Right-to-work goes down in flames in Illinois House with zero yes votes - Chicago Sun-Times May 14, 2015
      Chicago Sun-TimesRight-to-work goes down in flames in Illinois House with zero yes votesChicago Sun-TimesLou Lang, D-Skokie, accused Republicans of selling out, saying that Rauner moved money into state lawmakers' funds in advance of Thursday's vote: “$400,000 this week. What were those checks for?” Lang needled Republicans who were expected to vot […]
    • Illinois House approves heroin treatment measure - Chicago Tribune May 27, 2015
      Chicago TribuneIllinois House approves heroin treatment measureChicago TribuneLou Lang, D-Skokie. "Some states are doing a little here and a little there, but this legislation is the most comprehensive bill written on this subject ever written in this country." Heroin overdose deaths have been on the rise statewide since 2011 ...Heroin abuse bill p […]
    • Dawn Patrol: Hawks force Game 7; heroin legislation advances - Chicago Daily Herald May 28, 2015
      Chicago Daily HeraldDawn Patrol: Hawks force Game 7; heroin legislation advancesChicago Daily HeraldThe fight against heroin abuse in the suburbs took a major legislative step forward Wednesday, as the House unanimously approved a package of legislation based largely on experiences from DuPage County. The plan, drawn up by state Rep. Lou Lang ...and more » […]
    • Heroin abuse bill passes House - Lincoln Courier May 27, 2015
      Lincoln CourierHeroin abuse bill passes HouseLincoln CourierLou Lang, D-Skokie, has been pushing for a heroin reform package since March. He sponsored House Bill 1, which he said is a comprehensive package in dealing with heroin abuse in the state. It includes provisions for a prescription-return program and ...
    • Weston's 2015 Citizens of the Year - The Weston Forum May 28, 2015
      The Weston ForumWeston's 2015 Citizens of the YearThe Weston ForumThere are also a number of AEDs located in public areas throughout Weston: at town hall, the Senior Center, the schools, Central Office, the fire stations, the Town Hall Annex, the Booster Barn, Lang's Pharmacy, Aspetuck Country Club, the Weston Field ...
    • State lawmaker's plan to curb heroin abuse moves forward - Chicago Daily Herald May 21, 2015
      State lawmaker's plan to curb heroin abuse moves forwardChicago Daily HeraldThe sponsor of the most far-reaching anti-heroin legislation in Springfield this year sparred with a state agency official over the cost of the proposal Wednesday. State Rep. Lou Lang, a Skokie Democrat, says he's come up with a compromise that garners ...
    • Illinois House Approves Major Portions Of New State Budget - WNIJ and WNIU May 27, 2015
      WNIJ and WNIUIllinois House Approves Major Portions Of New State BudgetWNIJ and WNIU“That, to me, is a tragedy." Governor Bruce Rauner has not proposed a balanced budget either, says Democratic Representative Lou Lang from Skokie. "The governor's own budget was out of whack ... by billions of dollars, and purposefully so," Lang said.House […]
    • Recreational Marijuana for Illinois? - RiverBender.com May 27, 2015
      Recreational Marijuana for Illinois?RiverBender.comThere's a way for Illinois to potentially raise $100 million in new tax revenue which isn't being publicly discussed by state lawmakers. That option is legalizing marijuana for recreational use. Four other states with much smaller populations than ...and more »
    • The Best War Movies — Tanks for the Memories - fox5sandiego.com May 26, 2015
      fox5sandiego.comThe Best War Movies — Tanks for the Memoriesfox5sandiego.comglory PHOTO USE I've been on various TV and radio stations discussing my favorite movies over the years. When it's around the holidays, it has been discussing my favorite Christmas movies. When Robin Williams died, it was discussing his film career.
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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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