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    • DNC diary: Rep. Lou Lang on - Reboot Illinois July 28, 2016
      Reboot IllinoisDNC diary: Rep. Lou Lang onReboot IllinoisThe Democratic National Convention got off to a rocky start this week after leaked emails showed DNC staff favored Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign over Sen. Bernie Sanders. While the revelations have led to the ouster of DNC Chair Debbie ...
    • “Those who are afraid [of Trump becoming president] don't have to be afraid…they just have to vote” : House Deputy ... - WGN Radio July 27, 2016
      WGN Radio“Those who are afraid [of Trump becoming president] don't have to be afraid…they just have to vote” : House Deputy ...WGN RadioDemocratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is joined by Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., as she speaks at a rally at Florida International University Panther Arena in Miami, Saturday, July 23, 2016. Clinton has chosen Kain […]
    • Illinois delegates agree with Debbie Wasserman Schultz's DNC resignation - Northwest Herald July 26, 2016
      Illinois delegates agree with Debbie Wasserman Schultz's DNC resignationNorthwest HeraldThe Florida congresswoman is stepping down as chairwoman following hacked emails suggesting the DNC favorited Hillary Clinton in the presidential primaries against Bernie Sanders. Illinois House Deputy Majority Leader Lou Lang is a Clinton delegate.and more »
    • Sanders backers waver at Clinton endorsement; Illinois delegates say DNC head needed to resign - Belleville News-Democrat July 26, 2016
      Belleville News-DemocratSanders backers waver at Clinton endorsement; Illinois delegates say DNC head needed to resignBelleville News-DemocratIllinois House Deputy Majority Leader Lou Lang is a Clinton delegate. He says the emails are dramatic, but they'll be a “small glitch” in the end. He calls resigning a “wise decision.” Chicago Alderman Carlos Rami […]
    • Blacksburg golfer in 2nd at VSGA Junior Championship - Roanoke Times July 27, 2016
      Blacksburg golfer in 2nd at VSGA Junior ChampionshipRoanoke Times... Sam Jones, Sara Collogan, Jackson Collogan and Owen Collogan; daughter-in-law, Sherrie Dennis; sister, Julia Moore; sister-in-law, Colleen Newman; nieces, Lou Newman, Vicky Moore, Cheryl Cameron and Debby Thomas; and nephew, Bill Newman. ... She is ...and more »
    • South County Library to host science lab July 27 - Roanoke Times July 27, 2016
      South County Library to host science lab July 27Roanoke TimesShe is survived by her two sons and daughter-in-law, Michael L. Lang, Samuel H., Jr. and Jennifer Hicks-Lang; three grandchildren, Jaimee Lynn Hicks, Katelyn Lang, Stephanie Lang, and two other grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Carol Davis, Vivian Davis ...
    • From Kwame to Kobe, ranking every prep-to-pro NBA player - The Mercury News July 26, 2016
      The Mercury NewsFrom Kwame to Kobe, ranking every prep-to-pro NBA playerThe Mercury NewsLou-Will became more of a one-dimensional scorer from there, but that didn't stop him from winning Sixth Man of the Year honors in 2015 after notching 15.5 points per game off the bench for the Toronto Raptors. Williams now suits up for the lowly Lakers.
    • 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 […]
    • Bill allows medication-based treatment for drug court participants ... - nwitimes.com July 20, 2016
      nwitimes.comBill allows medication-based treatment for drug court participants ...nwitimes.comSPRINGFIELD — Participants in drug court programs across Illinois will be allowed to use medication to combat opioid addiction under a new state law that will ...and more »
    • House Democrats propose graduated income tax plan - Chicago Sun-Times April 16, 2016
      Chicago Sun-TimesHouse Democrats propose graduated income tax planChicago Sun-TimesLou Lang, D-Skokie, filed Friday — which will only work if Illinois voters approve a constitutional amendment to reform the tax code — most married taxpayers would pay 3.5 percent for income of $200,000 or less; 3.75 percent on income between $200 ...Is it time for a graduated […]
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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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