Posts tagged "Sen. Jacqueline Collins"

Sen. Jacqueline Collins on Springfield, race and Obama

Sen. Jacqueline Collins on Springfield, race and Obama
If you ride the 79th street bus, heading west from the Red Line, you pass empty lots, run-down strip malls and boarded-up Pentecostal churches that have seen more worshipful days. But then you get to a small oasis of activity–a Walgreens, a Chase bank, a beauty salon and a steady hum of foot traffic despite the cold.... Read more »

What's Up This Week: Sen. Collins sits down with Muckrakers; movement on undocumented drivers license bill

What's Up This Week: Sen. Collins sits down with Muckrakers; movement on undocumented drivers license bill
Collins on the Record. We sat down with Sen. Jacqueline Collins, who represents the 16th District of Illinois, to talk about her past, present and hopes for the future. Look out for the Q&A this week. Undocumented Drivers. The undocumented drivers license legislation will be up for a vote in the House Committee on Transportation... Read more »

House upholds prison-funding veto, meaning Tamms and other facilities may close

House upholds prison-funding veto, meaning Tamms and other facilities may close
The funding fight over the future of some of Illinois prisons and other facilities has been settled, at least for the time being. The Illinois House on Wednesday decided not to take an override vote on Gov. Pat Quinn’s budget cuts. It was the last legislative volley of sorts in a long back-and-forth over the... Read more »
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