Rep. Mary Flowers

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Police Reform Bills Spurred By Recent Deaths, Racial Unrest

Recent police-caused deaths in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York City and an ongoing concern about racial sensitivity is behind a set of police reform bills sponsored by Illinois Democrats, who say measured steps are needed to address the underlying issues.

01/29/2015

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State Rep Furious Over ‘Hostile Amendments’ To Pre-Abortion Ultrasound Bill

A bill to require abortion doctors in Illinois to offer the mother a view of an ultrasound is under attack, by lawmakers attaching hostile amendments.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2012

Illinois State Capitol

State Rep. Pushes For Universal Health Care

A state lawmaker is again carrying the flag for universal health care in Illinois.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2011