They will reconvene on November 19, 2014.
UPDATE 5/9/14: The Drone bill passed out of the House unanimously and will be sent to Governor Quinn for signature. Follow its status here. Last year, Illinois passed into law... Continue readingIssue(s): Privacy
UPDATE 6/26/14: Governor Quinn signed the bill into law. School ought to be a place for learning, for maturing, for growing and for exploring new ideas for students. For too... Continue readingIssue(s): Children's Rights
UPDATE 3/25/14: Placed on 2nd reading in the House. Follow the bill’s journey here. A growing majority of Americans support the idea of reducing or eliminating the criminal penalties for... Continue readingIssue(s): Criminal Justice Reform, Racial Justice
UPDATE 6/30/2014: Governor Pat Quinn signed HB 4442 into law! Racial disparities in stops and searches of minorities has persisted since traffic stop data collection began in 2004 after then... Continue readingIssue(s): Criminal Justice Reform, Police Oversight, Racial Justice