Barbara Flynn Currie

State News
7:58 am
Tue May 28, 2013

Il House approves Medicaid expansion

Low-income adults who do not have children would for the first time be eligible for state-backed health care coverage under a measure approved Monday in the Illinois House. The Medicaid expansion is a signature plank of the federal Affordable Care Act.

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State News
7:14 am
Mon May 13, 2013

Work continues on bill banning minors from receiving life sentences

Illinois lawmakers continue to negotiate a bill to ban minors from receiving life sentences in prison. It comes nearly a year after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the practice unconstitutional. 

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