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Illinois lawmakers again look to add LGBT curriculum

Illinois lawmakers again look to add LGBT curriculum

Illinois lawmakers are once again want to require the state’s public schools to teach students about the contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the history of the nation and the state of Illinois.MORE

Teacher’s raise has a chance

Teacher’s raise has a chance

To the list of bills which former Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed — and are getting another chance under new Gov. JB Pritzker — you can add the “teacher minimum wage” bill.MORE

Illinois Catholic bishops oppose recreational cannabis

Illinois Catholic bishops oppose recreational cannabis

Illinois’ six Catholic bishops are asking lawmakers not to legalize recreational marijuana for adult use, saying the consequences would outweigh any benefits, including those aimed changing the criminal justice system.MORE

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