Senator Kwame Raoul http://peoriapublicradio.org en Senate Democrats to meet on concealed-carry legislation http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/senate-democrats-meet-concealed-carry-legislation <p></p><div>Senate Democrats are planning to meet Monday to figure out how to respond to concealed-carry legislation passed by the House on Friday.</div><div> Mon, 27 May 2013 12:17:59 +0000 Denise Molina & Chris Slaby 6275 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Senate Democrats to meet on concealed-carry legislation Concealed-carry snags in IL Senate http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/concealed-carry-snags-il-senate <p></p><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The sponsor of a concealed-carry plan in the Illinois Senate says he's not giving up, despite the fact that his legislation was not called for a vote FRIDAY.</div><p> Fri, 17 May 2013 21:20:39 +0000 Tanya Koonce 5791 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Concealed-carry snags in IL Senate Senate committee approves concealed-carry legislation http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/senate-committee-approves-concealed-carry-legislation <p></p><div>An Illinois Senate committee has approved legislation that would pave the way for concealed-carry of firearms in Illinois. But gun-rights advocates say it's too restrictive, and the measure faces an uphill climb. IPR’S Brian Mackey has more:</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">State Sen. </span>Kwame<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Raoul<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a Democrat from Chicago, was trying to negotiate a compromise with gun-rights supporters. But ultimately he went his own way.&nbsp;</span></div><div> Fri, 17 May 2013 12:22:32 +0000 Denise Molina & Brian Mackey 5755 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Senate committee approves concealed-carry legislation