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Move Advances To Lift Ban On Recording Police Officers

When police misconduct is caught on tape, it’s a big deal, and there could much more taping going on in Illinois.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2012

Same Sex Marriage

Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment Sent To Empty Committee

A proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage in Illinois has been assigned to an executive subcommittee with no members, and gay rights activists say it’s as good as dead.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2011

Illinois State Capitol

Watchdog Group Sees Problems With Governor Recall

Chicago’s Better Government Association has nothing against letting voters recall a governor, but the executive director says the proposal now on the ballot is dangerous and problematic.