Sen. William Haine

Illinois State Capitol

Report: Downstate Lawmaker Seeking To Reinstate Death Penalty

A downstate lawmaker plans to introduce a bill to reinstate the death penalty in Illinois.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2012

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