parliamentary maneuver http://peoriapublicradio.org en Details on maneuver used to block mandatory minimums bill http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/details-maneuver-used-block-mandatory-minimums-bill <p>The city of Chicago had a setback in Springfield Thursday. Mayor Rahm Emanuel has been pushing to increase prison sentences for people convicted of gun crimes. But on the last day of the Illinois legislature's fall veto session, a group of African-American legislators used a parliamentary maneuver to block him.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 12:54:55 +0000 Brian Mackey 14619 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Details on maneuver used to block mandatory minimums bill