Senate cancels Friday… and some afternoon shorts
Thursday, Mar 30, 2006
Senate President Emil Jones just announced that the Senate will reconvene on Tuesday.
Here are some more updates, since session is just about finished for the day and I have some time while I’m waiting on some return calls.
Â· Chutzpah award, from Bernie’s column today:
[Alexi] Giannoulias told me he thought his financial background was the key to his win. I said some people thought his TV ads featuring U.S. Sen. BARACK OBAMA, D-Ill., had a lot of effect.
Â· Ryan jury seeks transcripts
Â· A ten-million-dollar plan to reduce public school class sizes in Illinois won House approval today and goes to the governor for his signature. But even supporters question whether there’s money to fund the plan and whether the money wouldn’t be better spent in other education areas.
Â· Gov. Blagojevichâ€™s â€œLess Red Tapeâ€ bill wins House approval, heads to Governorâ€™s desk for his signature
Â· State employees would help fund new Amtrak routes, supporters say
Â· Rep. Reitz joins Century Club
Â· Roskam interview
Â· Precinct committeemen — donâ€™t give away your vote in 17
Â· Homeschooling Freedom– Is it ebbing away in Illinois?
Â· Cheap Trick will name their new album â€˜Rockfordâ€™ after their home town of Rockford, Illinois.
Â· Who will be the Kingmaker?
Â· State may add 2 daily train trips to Chicago
Â· Lawmakers close to letting prostitutes sue pimps