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    • House passes budget that gov's office dubbed 'phoniest phony' - Chicago Sun-Times May 26, 2016
      Chicago Sun-TimesHouse passes budget that gov's office dubbed 'phoniest phony'Chicago Sun-TimesLou Lang, D-Skokie, shouting “This is b——-.” Many Republicans were also upset that the debate was cut short. During the nearly 45-minute debate, Lang said Rauner continues to put his “personal political agenda ahead of the people of the state of ...H […]
    • Illinois House Approves Budget Plan - MyStateline.com May 26, 2016
      MyStateline.comIllinois House Approves Budget PlanMyStateline.comLou Lang (D-16th). The debate was cut short by a procedural motion leaving republicans furious and helpless. Republicans left the chamber protesting the way democrats pushed the bill through over republican objections. "This just has a smell a foul ...and more »
    • Editorial: State needs budget, but gets rhetoric and a useless tug-of-war - Alton Telegraph May 25, 2016
      Editorial: State needs budget, but gets rhetoric and a useless tug-of-warAlton TelegraphBut that's what happens when the Democrat-controlled Legislature falls lock-step with its powerful chiefs. It abdicates its responsibilities and tries to poison the well to justify the actions. Skokie Democratic representative Lou Lang went so far last ...and more » […]
    • Fun and games while Illinois burns - Chicago Tribune May 23, 2016
      Chicago TribuneFun and games while Illinois burnsChicago TribuneLou Lang of Skokie, one of Madigan's top allies, told a Springfield reporter, "It's entirely possible that we won't have a budget during the governor's term in office." Politicians are not known for being honest, but in this case I'd contend that ...and more » […]
    • It's time for Illinois to graduate to a progressive income tax - Chicago Tribune April 28, 2016
      Chicago TribuneIt's time for Illinois to graduate to a progressive income taxChicago TribuneLou Lang of Skokie, is shown on the House floor in June 2015. Lang has sponsored a bill that would tax individuals with an annual income over $500,000 at 8.75 percent. (Justin L. Fowler, State Journal-Register). Eric ZornContact ReporterChange of Subject.Graduate […]
    • Rep. Lang Calls On Sen. Kirk To Act - FOX Illinois May 3, 2016
      FOX IllinoisRep. Lang Calls On Sen. Kirk To ActFOX IllinoisWASHINGTON, DC (WRSP) — State Representative Lou Lang is sending a message to Illinois Senator Mark Kirk. In a press conference Monday, Lang says Kirk is not doing his job when it comes to confirming President Obama's Supreme Court nominee, ...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 ...What you need to know abou […]
    • BOWLING: Dave Schussler, Keith Merritt get 300 games - The Daily Freeman May 23, 2016
      BOWLING: Dave Schussler, Keith Merritt get 300 gamesThe Daily FreemanFATHER AND SON—Lawrence Lang 238-236-279—753, Kerry Boughton 268-245-237—750, Paul Scism Jr. 237-245—710, Kevin Hines 254—680, Jared Knox 255—658, Virgil Helzer III 278—655, Keith Hines 238—637, Ryan Hartrum 236—620, Ralph Perez ... Keith ...
    • A Guide to the NY Phil Biennial From Our Critics and Reporters - New York Times May 19, 2016
      New York TimesA Guide to the NY Phil Biennial From Our Critics and ReportersNew York Times... in the faculty and alumni of the Yale School of Music on May 25 at the Greene Space in Lower Manhattan. Distinguished students of the school's past (Charles Ives) and present (Hilary Purrington) share the program with works by Martin Bresnick ...
    • The ultimate guide to summer concerts in Northern California - San Francisco Chronicle May 20, 2016
      San Francisco ChronicleThe ultimate guide to summer concerts in Northern CaliforniaSan Francisco ChronicleLou Gramm (June 17), Blue Oyster Cult (June 24), the Tubes (July 1), the Family Stone (July 8), Gregg Rolie (July 15), Toad the Wet Sprocket (July 22), Taylor Dayne (July 29), Y&T (Aug. 5), Foghat (Aug. ... Eric Bibb, Harry Belafonte, Neko Case-k.d . […]
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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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