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Lieutenant governor issues recommendations on concealed carry

As state lawmakers squabble in Springfield over competing bills regulating concealed carry, Illinois’ Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon has released suggestions developed by a working group she headed on the essential components of an effective new concealed carry law.

Simon discussed the recommendations Friday while speaking at a luncheon at the Union League Club of Chicago hosted by the Chicago Area Public Affairs Group.

Illinois House passes measure to eliminate lieutenant governor position

The Illinois House on Thursday voted 83-28 in favor of legislation that could result in the elimination of the state’s lieutenant governor position.


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