WBEZ | drivers licenses http://www.wbez.org/tags/drivers-licenses-0 Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en GOP support helps move immigrant driver's licenses http://www.wbez.org/news/gop-support-helps-move-immigrant-drivers-licenses-104179 <p><p>SPRINGFIELD, Ill.&nbsp; &mdash; Illinois legislative Republican leaders&#39; support of allowing illegal immigrants to get driver&#39;s licenses should help move the issue.</p><p>Advocates expect the Senate to take up the matter on the floor Tuesday.</p><p>House Minority Leader Tom Cross of Oswego and Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno announced at a morning Capitol news conference that they&#39;ll back the proposal.</p><p>The plan awaiting a Senate floor vote would allow the 250,000 illegal immigrants who are already driving the chance to be tested, licensed and buy insurance.</p><p>Cross and Radogno were no-shows two weeks ago when Chicago Democratic Senate President John Cullerton announced the plan.</p><p>Cross says he hadn&#39;t seen the legislation but supports it now. Radogno says both parties have worked on it for five years.</p></p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 11:32:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/news/gop-support-helps-move-immigrant-drivers-licenses-104179