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  • 15

    Jan
    2014

    Dear Friend, Ever since you elected me, I’ve been working to make real progress for the 26th District and all of Illinois. I’m grateful to have been able to fight for education funding reform, to help pass a law that prevents criminals from buying guns illegally, and to co-sponsor marriage equality in Illinois. I’m up for re-election on March 18, and I hope …

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  • 04

    Dec
    2013

    Yesterday I voted for the pension reform bill. We arrived at the crushing $100 billion liability facing our state not through the fault of our employees, but because of the irresponsible actions of state politicians, Republican and Democratic, who increased pension benefits without paying for them. Illinois has come to this place because we chose to forgo our pension payments …

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  • 26

    Nov
    2013

    Public Act 098-0508 is an act concerning criminal law, which may be referred to as the Gun Safety and Responsibility Act. This public act has been amended to ensure that any person who has possession of a firearm is licensed.  The Firearm Owner’s Identification Card Act has been amended and states that no person may knowingly sell any firearm, firearm …

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