Citizen Bulletin: IL Senate Votes to Allow Police Drones at Large Events

Citizen Bulletin for the week of April 30 to May 6      

Good morning. Our highlights from this week include: Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that the Obama Presidential Center will also house a branch of the Chicago Public Library; Governor Rauner recommended, after a task force investigation, that the Quincy veterans home should be rebuilt at a cost of around $200 million; State Senator Kwame Raoul abstaining, the Illinois State Senate passed a bill proposed in the wake of the Las Vegas shooting that would allow police to use aerial drones to monitor large crowds in public spaces, a policy supported by Mayor Emanuel.
 

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