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14 December 1999

Chicago Tribune

SPRINGFIELD — Despite the urging of Gov. George Ryan, state lawmakers failed to vote Monday on a proposal to rewrite and restore the Safe Neighborhoods Act into law. Key legislators worked throughout the day to forge a compromise that would allow a new version of the law to be passed. But Ryan, who called the special session after the Supreme Court threw out the original law on a technicality, would not budge from his insistence that the new law retain a... (

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