Dwight Kay

State Legislature
11:32 pm
Fri January 23, 2015

Lawmaker: Close East St. Louis Election Board

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There’s a new effort underway to shut down the East St. Louis Election Board.

Illinois State Rep. Dwight Kay (R-Glen Carbon) is sponsoring a bill to close it. Kay’s district includes portions of Madison and St. Clair County, but not East St. Louis.

If the bill passes, the St. Clair County Clerk will take over responsibility for elections in East St. Louis.

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Politics & Issues
8:17 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

Illinois Bill Takes Aim At 'Knockout' Game

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A state representative in the Metro East wants to stiffen the punishment for random assaults often referred to as the 'knockout' game. The so-called 'game' involves punching an unsuspecting person in the head with the goal of rendering them unconscious.

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Morning round-up
6:32 am
Mon April 18, 2011

Morning headlines: Monday, April 18, 2011

Metro East residents will get to voice their opinion today about redrawing state and federal legislative districts in Illinois
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IL residents can weigh in on redistricting

Residents of the Metro East will have an opportunity to voice their opinions today on how state lawmakers should redraw Illinois'  Congressional and state legislative districts.

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