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* Crain's | Anatomy of a Springfield miracle: Labor, biz both win : It's not often that the Illinois General Assembly—on the same day, nonetheless—...

January 12, 2023
4:02 AM

* Crain's | Anatomy of a Springfield miracle: Labor, biz both win : It's not often that the Illinois General Assembly—on the same day, nonetheless—passes separate pieces of major pro-business and pro-labor legislation. Yet, that's exactly what happened in Springfield yesterday as lawmakers passed bills that finally could put Illinois in the game to lure big new manufacturing plants and guarantee paid-sick leave for millions of workers downstate and in Chicago suburbs outside of Cook County. * Press Release | Statement by White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Illinois Becoming Ninth State to Enact an Assault Weapons Ban: Illinois has now become the ninth state across America to pass an assault weapons ban and take bold action to keep weapons of war off America's streets.