Rep. Daniel J. Burke

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State Rep. Franks: Time To End Embargo Against Cuba

Illinois State Rep. Jack Franks (D-Woodstock) believes easing of trade restrictions with Cuba could pump hundreds of millions of dollars into the state’s economy.

WBBM Newsradio–09/16/2011

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State Lawmakers Head To Cuba To Plan For Post-Embargo Trade

Two Illinois lawmakers are heading for Cuba, in an effort to ensure Illinois is first in line when trade resumes with the island nation, which has been under a trade embargo since 1962.

WBBM Newsradio–09/02/2011