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Editorial Team: Isaiah Milbauer, Alex Shura, David Whyman, and Gianluca Yong
This Week's Bulletin:
November 12 - December 2, 2018
The Citizen Bulletin’s news highlights include: Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Board President Toni Preckwinkle passed annual budgets; the Illinois State Legislature overrode Governor Bruce Rauner’s vetoes of legislation expanding visa eligibility and increasing Quincy Veterans Home damages, while his veto of a law to raise the smoking age was sustained; Senator Dick Durbin joined other senators in introducing a bipartisan criminal justice reform bill; Senators Tammy Duckworth and Durbin introduced a bill to charge the EPA with revising its Ethylene Oxide emissions standards in wake of the controversy over the Willowbrook, IL Sterigenics plant.
CHICAGO CITY GOVERNMENT
Alderman Leslie Hairston (5th Ward) ~ call your alderman! (773) 324-5555
COOK COUNTY BOARD
President Toni Preckwinkle ~ call your Cook County board president! (312) 603-6400
ILLINOIS STATE GOVERNMENT
Representative Barbara Flynn Currie (D–District 25) ~ call your state rep! (773)-667-0550
U.S. FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
Representative Bobby Rush (D–IL1) ~ call your representative! (773) 779-2400
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