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*Republicans question bills aimed at FOID card changes *Republicans question bills aimed at FOID card changes

*Republicans question bills aimed at FOID card changes

Illinoisans soon may have to be fingerprinted and pay an increased fee to be a licensed gun owner in the state. Senate Bill 1966 was advanced to the full House on Tuesday by the House Judiciary Committee on a vote along party lines. It would require new FOID card holders and those renewing their license to submit to a fingerprint. It also would increase application fees from $10 to $50, and reduce the time a license is valid from 10 years to 5 years.
Community-based facilities say future of services is bleak Community-based facilities say future of services is bleak

Community-based facilities say future of services is bleak

Illinois falls short in providing the funding and worker compensation to keep the health care services industry stable, advocates representing various organizations from around the state said this week. While requests for substance abuse and mental health services have increased, organizations that provide them have been underfunded for at least a decade, one said. 

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