legislation http://peoriapublicradio.org en Rise in Downstate Child Abuse Raises Questions for Senate Committee http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/rise-downstate-child-abuse-raises-questions-senate-committee <p>The chair of a new Illinois Senate committee on child welfare wants answers to rising child abuse in downstate Illinois.&nbsp; I-P-R’s Patrick Smith has more.</p><p></p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 21:16:46 +0000 Daryl Scott 11042 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Rise in Downstate Child Abuse Raises Questions for Senate Committee IL concealed carry talks continue http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/il-concealed-carry-talks-continue <p></p><div>Legislators are continuing to negotiate as they seek an agreement on concealed carry legislation.</div><p> Wed, 29 May 2013 22:46:49 +0000 Alex Rusciano 6452 at http://peoriapublicradio.org IL concealed carry talks continue Flash mob measure passes IL Senate http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/flash-mob-measure-passes-il-senate <p></p><div>Anyone convicted of using social media to plan or incite a mob attack could face tougher punishment under legislation approved by the Illinois Senate.</div><p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 03:11:07 +0000 Alex Rusciano 4541 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Flash mob measure passes IL Senate