The Daily Northwestern

Illinois House approves bill for Senate to phase out cancer-causing ethylene oxide

Emma Edmund, Assistant City Editor

November 3, 2019

The Illinois House on Wednesday approved a bill for the Senate that would require the phaseout of cancer-causing ethylene oxide. The gas, which is primarily used to make other chemicals or as a pesticide or sterilizing agent,...

Illinois General Assembly passes roughly $700 million for social services, awaits governor action

Rishika Dugyala, Assistant City Editor

May 12, 2016

A bill releasing about $700 million to social services unanimously passed through both houses of the Illinois legislature on Thursday. The funds would help social services that have gone nearly a year without their full shares...