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From abortion rights to cursive, Illinois lawmakers still have plenty on their plate


From abortion rights to cursive, Illinois lawmakers still have plenty on their plate
SaukValley.com

Proponents of House Bill 40, which is intended to protect abortion rights in Illinois should the U.S. Supreme Court overturn the Roe v. Wade decision, have been calling on Rauner to sign the bill.For now, though, he canât because the bill hasnât been sent to him. It is still in the Senate, where Harmon filed a motion that is keeping the bill in the chamber.âAdvocates for the bill have been trying to communicate with the governor to encourage him to stand by his first position on the bill and sign it,â Harmon said. âEveryoneâs attention has been focused on the budget and school funding, so now weâll have a chance to regroup and see how well that effort is progressing.âHarmon said that at this point, he isnât sure if the bill will be sent to Rauner before a veto session might begin.

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