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    • Illinois Rep. Lou Lang, left, and Gov. Bruce Rauner - Crain's Chicago Business (blog) August 5, 2015
      Illinois Rep. Lou Lang, left, and Gov. Bruce RaunerCrain's Chicago Business (blog)Lou Lang—Skokie Democrat, harsh critic of GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner, deputy majority leader in Speaker Mike Madigan's House—happened to hit up that very same governor for a job for his daughter. Or, more accurately, a renewal of the part-time post she ...and more »
    • Lang Moves To Reject Governor's Rollbacks To Anti-Heroin Bill - WUIS 91.9 August 26, 2015
      WUIS 91.9Lang Moves To Reject Governor's Rollbacks To Anti-Heroin BillWUIS 91.9Lou Lang says could be a model for the nation, in combating an uptick of opiod use. The end result requires school nurses and ambulances to be equipped with antidotes, mandates the state maintain a list of heroin-related deaths, and has doctors track ...Rauner dumps treatment […]
    • Ill. Gov. Removes Medicaid Coverage From Heroin Treatment Bill - WUNC August 27, 2015
      Ill. Gov. Removes Medicaid Coverage From Heroin Treatment BillWUNCSCHAPER: Democratic State Representative Lou Lang says 80 percent of those seeking treatment for opioid dependence in Illinois could qualify for Medicaid coverage. And he notes that the federal government would actually pick up much of that cost.and more »
    • Chicago pols try to keep it all in the family - Crain's Chicago Business August 8, 2015
      Crain's Chicago BusinessChicago pols try to keep it all in the familyCrain's Chicago BusinessThat was the governor's response recently when I asked him about my report that as the state budget war developed last spring, House Deputy Majority Leader Lou Lang—a top lieutenant of Speaker Michael Madigan's—asked the Rauner folks if they could […]
    • 60 Music Videos That Raised LGBT Visibility - Advocate.com August 28, 2015
      Advocate.com60 Music Videos That Raised LGBT VisibilityAdvocate.comLou Reed, "Walk On The Wild Side" (1972). Reed, who in the '70s also had bisexual dalliances and a well-documented relationship .... k.d. lang, "Constant Craving" (1992). The Canadian crooner was the first androgynous lesbian ever to make it big on MTV.
    • Things to do in and around Greenwich - Greenwich Time August 27, 2015
      Greenwich TimeThings to do in and around GreenwichGreenwich TimeUnder the baton of conductor and music director Zachary Kampler, the group will perform works including Giuseppe Verdi's Grand March from Aida, Phillip Lang's Italian Fiesta, Prelude to Act I from La Traviata by Verdi and Rachmaninoff's Italian Polka.
    • Change is a good thing - Monadnock Ledger Transcript August 27, 2015
      Monadnock Ledger TranscriptChange is a good thingMonadnock Ledger TranscriptThe intimate interaction between Lou (Gordon Clapp) and Stella (Kathy Manfre) propel the play along. Clapp and Manfre are not strangers to the Players. They starred together in the Players's 2012 production of “Auld Lang Syne,” for which Manfre won the ...
    • Illinois Democrats gather for Democrat Day at State Fair - WREX-TV August 20, 2015
      WREX-TVIllinois Democrats gather for Democrat Day at State FairWREX-TVDemocratic Rep. Lou Lang of Skokie has criticized Gov. Bruce Rauner's reductions in spending for autism services, epilepsy patients and other social services. Lang spoke Thursday at the state fair's Democrat Day. Rauner campaigned on a "turnaround ...Democrats find common gr […]
    • 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 […]
    • Rauner removes Medicaid coverage from heroin bill - The Herald-News August 25, 2015
      Rauner removes Medicaid coverage from heroin billThe Herald-NewsThe bipartisan legislation would increase the availability of anti-overdose drugs, require first responders to dispense them, and provide more treatment over jail time. House sponsor Skokie Democratic Rep. Lou Lang said the savings from curing addicts ...
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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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