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by Adam Doster
12:35pm
Mon Nov 29, 2010

Civil Unions Tops Veto Session Agenda

When the General Assembly reconvenes this week to finish up its annual business, there could be action taken on several high-profile bills.

PI Original
by Adam Doster
12:20pm
Mon Nov 15, 2010

Rumblings Under The Capitol Dome

On the eve of the state legislature's fall veto session, which we previewed last week, lawmakers and stakeholders in Springfield are racing to build support for some important -- and often controversial -- pieces of legislation.

PI Original
by Adam Doster
1:39pm
Thu Nov 11, 2010

Previewing The Springfield Veto Session

When the state legislature reconvenes for its fall veto session next week, political observers expect to see several major bills debated under the Capitol Dome. Here's a primer on what could go down.

Quick Hit
by Adam Doster
9:02am
Tue Oct 19, 2010

Gill's Gay Rights Gift

The race to legalize civil unions in Illinois, a debate we covered in some depth yesterday, really comes down to the Illinois House of Representatives. Gay rights advocates are relatively confident that State Rep.

PI Original
by Adam Doster
12:57pm
Mon Oct 18, 2010

The Window For Civil Unions (AUDIO)

If GOP gubernatorial nominee Bill Brady wins in two weeks, the General Assembly will need to act fast to make civil unions the law of the land in Illinois.

Quick Hit
by Adam Doster
11:52am
Tue Oct 12, 2010

Brady And The Veto

In an effort to attract female and moderate voters, State Sen. Bill Brady has eased up on his social conservative rhetoric during this year's gubernatorial campaign.

Quick Hit
by Adam Doster
4:37pm
Wed Oct 6, 2010

Quinn: The "Votes Are There" For Civil Unions

Gov. Pat Quinn told the Daily Herald editorial board this week that "the votes are there" to legalize civil unions this year in Illinois.

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