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CAPITOL BRIEFS: Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 CAPITOL BRIEFS: Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019

CAPITOL BRIEFS: Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019

On Abraham Lincoln’s 210th birthday, his home state’s two U.S. senators advanced a bill to expand the Lincoln National Heritage Area in Illinois. Livingston County, and the cities of Jonesboro and Freeport would be added.

Four Democratic lawmakers propose expanding reproductive rights Four Democratic lawmakers propose expanding reproductive rights

Four Democratic lawmakers propose expanding reproductive rights

Democratic lawmakers, surrounded by a coalition of advocates, announced plans to expand state reproductive rights at a news event Tuesday in Chicago. The effort would build upon a law passed two years ago which allowed tax dollars to be spent on abortion procedures.

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