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    Tan ban passes House committee

    by  • March 22, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    The debate over who knows better what’s good for you is now applying to tanning beds for people under 18. State Rep Robyn Gabel, an Evanston democrat and the bill’s sponsor, says the concern is the increase in melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer among young adults. According to Gabel, epidemiological data...

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    Fracking regulation bill delayed

    by  • March 22, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    A bill to regulate high-volume oil and gas drilling in Illinois is delayed in a House committee while industry and unions negotiate hiring requirements. The bill’s sponsor, Rep. John Bradley, introduced an amendment this week that would require energy companies to hire a state-licensed water-well driller. International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 Spokesman...

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    Measure would require education in lieu of driver’s ed

    by  • March 22, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Legislation proposed by Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White to further improve Illinois ’ heralded graduated driver licensing program was approved unanimously by the House Transportation: Vehicles and Safety Committee this week.  House Bill 772, which now goes to the full House for consideration, will require people ages 18 to 20, who skip driver...

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