CCI Radio Hour: Dec. 17, 2012

CCI Radio Hour: Dec. 17, 2012

Dec. 17, 2012 show Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran tells why he personally supports Senate Bill 957, which would extend Temporary Visitor Driver's Licenses to undocumented immigrants. The Illinois Senate has passed the legislation, which is now being considered...
Illinois pharmacists win conscience rights battle

Illinois pharmacists win conscience rights battle

Two Illinois pharmacists today won their final battle seeking conscience rights in dispensing emergency contraception after the Illinois attorney general notified the state Supreme Court that she would not appeal a lower court ruling.  Pharmacy owners Luke Vander...
CCI praises Senate passage of temporary licenses for immigrants

CCI praises Senate passage of temporary licenses for immigrants

The Illinois Senate today approved expanding Temporary Visitor Driver's Licenses to undocumented immigrants. Catholic Conference of Illinois Executive Director Robert Gilligan applauded the Senate's actions, noting that many families are separated when...

Education Newsletter November 2012

 Democrats in both the state House and Senate won enough seats in the Nov. 6 election to hold a supermajority in each chamber, meaning they have enough votes to pass legislation without input from Republicans. The Democrats will also be able to override any...