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    • Whose Piloting the Cannabis Ship Since Morgan Parachuted Out? - ChicagoNow (blog) April 18, 2015
      ChicagoNow (blog)Whose Piloting the Cannabis Ship Since Morgan Parachuted Out?ChicagoNow (blog)Bob Morgan, the current head of the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot project is stepping down. Things that make me go hmmm??? Mr. Morgan stated that it had been a pleasure to serve. I can't help but wonder if he is considering any possibility of the ...
    • Meet the legislator who brought medical marijuana to Illinois - Crain's Chicago Business March 21, 2015
      Crain's Chicago BusinessMeet the legislator who brought medical marijuana to IllinoisCrain's Chicago BusinessRep. Lou Lang, D-Skokie, has championed medical marijuana in Illinois since 2009, when a group of advocates showed up at his Springfield office in wheelchairs, walkers and with IV bags to plead their case. “It tugged at my heartstrings,” say […]
    • Heroin forum focuses on next steps in fight against drug's use - Chicago Tribune April 11, 2015
      Chicago TribuneHeroin forum focuses on next steps in fight against drug's useChicago TribuneLou Lang, D-Skokie, was on hand Friday to offer what's next in the fight against heroin. Lang is sponsoring the state's Heroin Crisis Act, which would expand drug court programs, create the nation's first drug take-back program for pharmacies, requ […]
    • Illinois medical marijuana czar leaving post - Chicago Sun-Times April 16, 2015
      Chicago Sun-TimesIllinois medical marijuana czar leaving postChicago Sun-TimesAnd while Rauner's administration was swift in getting the permits out to begin the growing and then selling of medical marijuana, Lang noted, “Gov. Rauner has signaled that he's not a huge fan of this program.” “Hopefully he will appoint someone who ...and more »
    • Places to go and things to do in Northeast Pennsylvania - Scranton Times-Tribune April 18, 2015
      Places to go and things to do in Northeast PennsylvaniaScranton Times-TribuneROCK 107 35TH BIRTHDAY BASH: with Lou Gramm, Thursday, the Woodlands, 1073 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre. CATHEDRAL OF ST. PETER SACRED CONCERT SERIES:the Lyric Consort: Et Incarnatus Est: The Word Made Flesh , Friday .... KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD BAND & JONNY ...and more »
    • The AHL in Norfolk: 2000-2015 - The Virginian-Pilot April 17, 2015
      The Virginian-PilotThe AHL in Norfolk: 2000-2015The Virginian-PilotVirginia Beach's Lou Marconyak remembers serving spaghetti to Hampton Roads goalie Patrick Lalime the night before he signed to play for Marconyak's beloved Pittsburgh Penguins. He can remember daughter Claire baby-sitting for players' children, son ...and more »
    • Rauner resists extending medical marijuana program for now - DeKalb Daily Chronicle April 14, 2015
      Rauner resists extending medical marijuana program for nowDeKalb Daily ChronicleLou Lang, a Skokie Democrat who sponsored the original medical marijuana legislation. Lang's bill would extend the program four years from when the first dispensary begins officially operating. The pilot program is scheduled for automatic repeal on Jan.and more »
    • LIVE MUSIC: Saturday April 18 - The Providence Journal April 17, 2015
      The Providence JournalLIVE MUSIC: Saturday April 18The Providence JournalSteve Smith and the Nakeds, rhythm and blues and rock, Skyline Lounge, Lang's Bowlarama, 225 Niantic Ave., Cranston. 944-0500, langsbowlarama.com. 9:30 pm-1 am. No cover. The Smokin' Toads, rock, Lou's Cafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741.and more »
    • Girls track | Triton Invitational results - Post-Bulletin April 17, 2015
      Girls track | Triton Invitational resultsPost-BulletinLily Anderson (WEM) 13.43; 2. Lacey Schwartz (GMLOS) 13.94. 200 — 1. Sydney Bendtsen (GMLOS) 27.73; 2. Claire Ziller (Lou) 28.27. 400 — 1. Tess Hokansen (KW) 1:01.66; 2. Lily Anderson (WEM) 1:03.04. 800 — 1. McKenzie Kirtz (GMLOS) 2:28.24; 2 ...and more »
    • Hovdey: Big stars have history of playing small towns - Daily Racing Form April 16, 2015
      Hovdey: Big stars have history of playing small townsDaily Racing FormNerud sent Dr. Fager to Rockingham because of his personal relationship with track president Louis Smith, which is one of a handful of reasons the superstars of the sport sometimes wander from the big rooms to play before grateful crowds in the ...
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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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