Comparing Democrats to Nazis ‘clear-cut hate speech,’ Jewish caucus says

March 23, 2019

Members of the Illinois Legislature’s Jewish caucus have asked the Illinois State Police to investigate an anti-abortion group for “a pattern of hate speech” after the Illinois Family Institute posted an article comparing Democrats to Nazis. Read more…

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Second DCFS hearing sheds light on department

March 20, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — After the special hearing on Ta’Naja’s death and her involvement with the Department of Children and Family Services, lawmakers said they wanted to use the hearing to learn more about DCFS. Read more.

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Rep. Feigenholtz Wins National Behavioral Health Award

March 8, 2019

Feigenholtz is the second Illinois lawmaker in the last three years to snag the 3,000-member National Council’s advocacy award. Read more.

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Panel looks into DCFS, death of 2-year-old

March 6, 2019

The Department of Children and Family Services needs to reduce caseloads and take other steps after the “profoundly devastating” death of a 2-year-old Decatur girl whose family had been investigated by the agency before it closed the case, the agency’s interim director told a House committee Tuesday. Read more

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