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Nov 08, 2017

Senate overrides veto of cursive writing bill. House did that two weeks ago. Bill requires that cursive writing be taught in schools.

Nov 08, 2017

Senate votes 52-3 to override the veto of the Debt Transparency Act. It makes state agencies report their unpaid bills monthly rather than yearly. Gov. Rauner said the bill was micromanaging his agencies.

Nov 07, 2017

Although we can now use 280 characters here, a full version of the union story will appear at  http://sj-r.com 

Nov 07, 2017

For the second time, an override of Rauner's veto of pro-union bill falls one vote short in the House. Bill would prohibit local right to work zones.

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