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New IL law to provide more resources for campus sexual assault survivorsIllinois State Representative Brandon Phelps' legislation, House Bill 821, aime
New IL law to provide more resources for campus sexual assault survivors
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
Illinois State Representative Brandon Phelps' legislation, House Bill 821, aimed at helping colleges and universities prevent and address sexual assaults, was recently signed into law. "This new law will require universities to work harder to... Read more
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Misleading Flyer with Wrong Lawmaker's Picture Lands in Southern Illinois MailboxesMARION -- State Rep. John Bradley couldn't help but laugh Friday evening as he
Misleading Flyer with Wrong Lawmaker's Picture Lands in Southern Illinois Mailboxes
WSIL 3 Southern Illinois / Posted 7 days ago
MARION -- State Rep. John Bradley couldn't help but laugh Friday evening as he looked over a flyer being mailed to voters in his district. Above his name, it has the wrong picture. Instead the face of Rep. Brandon Phelps appears, another Democrat... Read more
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New IL law aims to make investigations into child abuse easierA new Illinois law will give prosecutors greater power to compile evidence of p
New IL law aims to make investigations into child abuse easier
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 9 days ago
A new Illinois law will give prosecutors greater power to compile evidence of past allegations of child abuse. Under the new law, state’s attorneys will be able to get information on past investigations of child abuse, that did not yield any... Read more
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Lawmakers Push Court Action For State FundsHERRIN -- As Illinois continues without a state budget, some Democratic leaders
Lawmakers Push Court Action For State Funds
WSIL 3 Southern Illinois / Posted 10 days ago
HERRIN -- As Illinois continues without a state budget, some Democratic leaders suggest court action may be the only way many social programs will get funding. "There is a lot of terror about what may happen to these programs," said Rep. John... Read more
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Hardin County Work Camp Set to Close in DecemberHARDIN COUNTY -- The fight continues over the Hardin County Work Camp. A spokes
Hardin County Work Camp Set to Close in December
WSIL 3 Southern Illinois / Posted 19 days ago
HARDIN COUNTY -- The fight continues over the Hardin County Work Camp. A spokesperson for the Illinois Department of Corrections confirmed plans to close the facility. Representative Brandon Phelps said he plans to continue to fight Governor Rauner... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
New law in Illinois protects first respondersAnyone who assaults first responders in Illinois will face tougher sentences un
New law in Illinois protects first responders
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 19 days ago
Anyone who assaults first responders in Illinois will face tougher sentences under a new law backed by State Representative Brandon Phelps of Harrisburg. The new measure upgrades the penalty for assaulting a firefighter or emergency medical... Read more
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New IL law aims to help employ veteransA new law will allow businesses to grant preference job applicants who served i
New IL law aims to help employ veterans
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 23 days ago
A new law will allow businesses to grant preference job applicants who served in the military. The new law gives preference job applicants for every private and non-public employment position throughout Illinois for honorably discharged veterans of... Read more

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