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EDITORIAL: Quit playing politics with Illinois abortion rights
Chicago Sun-Times

EDITORIAL: Quit playing politics with Illinois abortion rights

Chicago Sun-Times - September 22, 2017

So he should just go ahead and sign House Bill 40, legislation that would provide insurance coverage for abortions to Illinois workers and Medicaid recipients ...

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Rauner to decide on abortion bill 'in the near future'
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - September 25, 2017

Now as he seeks re-election, a veto of the abortion bill risks alienating moderate suburban women, a key demographic in Illinois' statewide elections. Signing the bill, however, risks alienating socially conservative voters as well as some Republican lawm

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Abortion bill is hot potato for Gov. Rauner
The State Journal-Register, Illinois - September 23, 2017

A bill that hasn't even made it to Gov. Bruce Rauner's desk yet could pose the biggest political problem for the governor so far. The bill is House Bill 40, a measure that in part is intended to protect abortion rights in the state in the event the U.S

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Will Rauner complete a 'Full Obama' on abortion rights? - Chicago ...
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - September 21, 2017

Gov. Bruce Rauner, shown in August 2017 in Chicago, has said he would veto an abortion rights bill that called in part for Medicaid and state health plans to cove

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Rauner now mum on abortion bill after earlier indication he'd veto
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - September 19, 2017

The legislation would lift restrictions on coverage of abortions by Medicaid and state employee insurance. It also would change a provision in Illinois law that ties the state's abortion policy to the 1973 Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court decision that protected ...

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Morning Spin: Don't send Rauner abortion bill until he agrees to sign it, advocate says
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - September 18, 2017

Gov. Bruce Rauner answers questions during a news conference in Springfield on Aug. 30, 2017. An abortion rights advocate says a bill that would extend the availability of taxpayer-subsidized abortions to state workers and Medicaid recipients wonât be sent to ...

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