Saturday, August 20, 2005

Gov Signs Bill in Response to Cook County Building Fire

On Friday, the governor signed into law legislation,sponsored by Sen. Ira Silverstein(D-Chicago) and Rep. Sid Mathias(R-Buffalo Grove, that, among other worthy goals, seeks to ensure that new buildings have readily accessible fire exits. The governor has a press release on the subject here.
This is one of the few occasions on which the governor can be credited with improving the welfare and quality of life of Illinois residents.


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