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Governor Signs Law To Help Stop Public Pensions For Felons

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – A new state law will make it tougher for felons to receive a public pension.

Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Monday giving Illinois’ attorney general more power to stop pension payments to convicted felons. 107 more words


Measure Proposed To Restore Felons' Rights

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Convicted felons are barred from voting, but one South Florida lawmaker has proposed a constitutional amendment that would change that. 122 more words