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Legislation Blocks Governor's Emergency Order

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A bipartisan legislative committee has denied Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich’s move to expand state-subsidized health insurance. State lawmakers didn’t think there was an urgent need for the change. Skokie Democrat Lou Lang is on the committee. He says it offered to support a plan dealing specifically with children’s healthcare, but the Governor’s administration turned it down.

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