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The Champaign News-Gazette
Lots of yeas and nayscontrols on natural gas and limits future gas price increases. PASSED. City of
Lots of yeas and nays
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
controls on natural gas and limits future gas price increases. PASSED. City of Urbana asked if the members of the Illinois General Assembly representing Urbana should vote in favor of the taxpayer relief act of 1984. PASSED. City of... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Take rest of July off, then back to workget those lawmakers back to work pronto on negotiating a full-year budget. Raun
Take rest of July off, then back to work
Daily Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
get those lawmakers back to work pronto on negotiating a full-year budget. Rauner should call a special session of the Illinois General Assembly for the first of August. If lawmakers fail to approve a full-year balanced budget, Rauner should... Read more
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Northwest Herald
End prevailing wage lawtaxpayers more. Local representation has little control on the cost of labor w
End prevailing wage law
Northwest Herald / Posted 5 days ago
taxpayers more. Local representation has little control on the cost of labor when it is forced to pay union wages. The Illinois General Assembly has an important mission to act upon, to repeal existing prevailing wage law and let local boards... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Take rest of July off, then back to workget those lawmakers back to work pronto on negotiating a full-year budget. Raun
Take rest of July off, then back to work
Northwest Herald / Posted 5 days ago
get those lawmakers back to work pronto on negotiating a full-year budget. Rauner should call a special session of the Illinois General Assembly for the first of August. If lawmakers fail to approve a full-year balanced budget, Rauner should... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Reeder: Rauner's actions don't match his rhetoricpressing fiscal woes. Well, guess what, folks. The can has been kicked down th
Reeder: Rauner's actions don't match his rhetoric
Northwest Herald / Posted 5 days ago
pressing fiscal woes. Well, guess what, folks. The can has been kicked down the road again courtesy of Rauner and the Illinois General Assembly. This time around, they put off the difficult decisions on where to make cuts or how much to raise... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Rauner becomes a budgetary can kickerfiscal woes. Well, guess what, folks? The can has been kicked down the road ag
Rauner becomes a budgetary can kicker
SaukValley.com / Posted 6 days ago
fiscal woes. Well, guess what, folks? The can has been kicked down the road again, courtesy of Gov. Bruce Rauner and the Illinois General Assembly. This time around, they put off the difficult decisions on where to make cuts or how much to raise... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Area history, July 20, 2016Bartholow had proposed a change to central business. In 2001: The commission c
Area history, July 20, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Bartholow had proposed a change to central business. In 2001: The commission charged with drawing new districts for the Illinois General Assembly met for the first time Thursday, setting public hearings for Tuesday in Springfield and Aug. 1 in... Read more
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Daily Herald
Heading to Cleveland, Illinois GOP delegates not all unifiedto be a "launchpad" toward a big effort to re-elect Republican U.S. Sen. Mark K
Heading to Cleveland, Illinois GOP delegates not all unified
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
to be a "launchpad" toward a big effort to re-elect Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk of Highland Park and gain seats in the Illinois General Assembly in a state that has trended toward Democrats in presidential years. The conventions in recent... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Editorial: Take rest of July off, then back to workget those lawmakers back to work pronto on negotiating a full-year budget. Rau
Editorial: Take rest of July off, then back to work
SaukValley.com / Posted 11 days ago
get those lawmakers back to work pronto on negotiating a full-year budget. Rauner should call a special session of the Illinois General Assembly for the first of August. If lawmakers fail to approve a full-year balanced budget, Rauner should... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
WIU receiving about $5M per month from stopgap measurefor FY16 or 17 is a little nuanced.”The stopgap funding will keep the universit
WIU receiving about $5M per month from stopgap measure
McDonough County Voice / Posted 11 days ago
for FY16 or 17 is a little nuanced.”The stopgap funding will keep the university operating until January, Bierman said. The Illinois General Assembly is expected to settle the rest of the 2017 budget after the November election.Under the six-month... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Stopgap budget already has an $8 billion pricetagThe temporary budget approved late last month by the Illinois General Assembly
Stopgap budget already has an $8 billion pricetag
Northwest Herald / Posted 12 days ago
The temporary budget approved late last month by the Illinois General Assembly and signed by Gov. Bruce Rauner is a disaster. At the request of McSweeney, the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability analyzed the six-month budget and... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
WIU Trustees to hold annual retreatby the legislature on June 30, along with $5.1 million in Monetary Award Progra
WIU Trustees to hold annual retreat
McDonough County Voice / Posted 13 days ago
by the legislature on June 30, along with $5.1 million in Monetary Award Program funds for students in financial need. The Illinois General Assembly has yet to settle on a complete FY17 state budget.Thursday’s open meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m.... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Celebrating return of Ricky De La CruzThe Illinois General Assembly passed a temporary budget on June 30. The budget
Celebrating return of Ricky De La Cruz
Daily Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
The Illinois General Assembly passed a temporary budget on June 30. The budget funds K-12 education for an entire year and provides funds for higher education institutions, state departments including corrections, health care accommodations and... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Common sense reforms to fix IllinoisThe Illinois General Assembly passed a temporary budget on June 30. The budget
Common sense reforms to fix Illinois
Daily Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
The Illinois General Assembly passed a temporary budget on June 30. The budget funds K-12 education for an entire year and provides funds for higher education institutions, state departments including corrections, health care accommodations and... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Abner Mikva, Liberal Judge And Lawmaker Who Mentored Obama, Dies at 90He was 90. President Obama said in a statement that Mr. Mikva, who was a membe
Abner Mikva, Liberal Judge And Lawmaker Who Mentored Obama, Dies at 90
The Jewish Week / Posted 15 days ago
He was 90. President Obama said in a statement that Mr. Mikva, who was a member of the House of Representatives and the Illinois General Assembly, White House Counsel to President Bill Clinton, and a federal judge, “represented the best of... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Editorial: State budget father would be appalledA half-year budget is also better than none, many people believe, after the Ill
Editorial: State budget father would be appalled
SaukValley.com / Posted 18 days ago
A half-year budget is also better than none, many people believe, after the Illinois General Assembly and Gov. Bruce Rauner agreed last week to a stopgap budget that funds K-12 education for a full year and other state services through Dec.... Read more
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SaukValley.com
State budget father would be appalledA half-year budget is also better than none, many people believe, after the Ill
State budget father would be appalled
SaukValley.com / Posted 18 days ago
A half-year budget is also better than none, many people believe, after the Illinois General Assembly and Gov. Bruce Rauner agreed last week to a stopgap budget that funds K-12 education for a full year and other state services through Dec.... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
A potential lame-duck 'grand bargain'statewide to help Exelon Corp. keep open its Clinton and Quad Cities nuclear pl
A potential lame-duck 'grand bargain'
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
statewide to help Exelon Corp. keep open its Clinton and Quad Cities nuclear plants — appears to be going nowhere in the Illinois General Assembly. No more legislative hearings have been scheduled and the Legislature appears to be out until Nov.... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
The Marietta Times / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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11 News Houston
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
11 News Houston / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
KING5 Seattle / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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First Coast News
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
First Coast News / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
KTVB Boise / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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FOX News
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
FOX News / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
WGEM Quincy / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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The Times Leader
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
The Times Leader / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 t
Abner Mikva, ex-congressman, judge from Illinois, dies at 90
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 21 days ago
got his law degree from the University of Chicago. Mikva was elected in 1956 to the first of five consecutive terms in the Illinois General Assembly, where he sponsored legislation for fair employment practices and open housing, and labored to... Read more
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