Tag Archive for Illinois

Illinois Legalizes Gay Marriage

Simpsons on Gay Marriage

16 States down, 34 to go as Illinois approved same sex marriage today.  Nearly one-third of the states have approved same-sex marriage with today’s news.  Here’s the details from the LA Times: Illinois has joined 15 other states and the District of Columbia in allowing same-sex marriages after Gov. Pat Quinn signed the legislation today.…

Illinois Governor Charged with Corruption

Developing Story: (CNN) — Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is in federal custody on corruption charges, a law enforcement official said Tuesday.  Rod Blagojevich is currently serving his second term as governor of Illinois. Blagojevich and his chief of staff, John Harris, are charged with conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and solicitation of bribery, according…