Bill Mitchell http://wuis.org en Illinois Lawmakers Want To Tweak Concealed Carry Law http://wuis.org/post/illinois-lawmakers-want-tweak-concealed-carry-law <p>Illinois lawmakers are considering amending the state's new concealed carry legislation.<br />&nbsp;<br />The Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises newspapers reports (http://bit.ly/1eqxFX7 ) a series of changes are already being introduced in Springfield, even though the first concealed carry permits haven't been issued.<br />&nbsp;<br />Some of the proposals would make it easier to get a permit, while others would<br />expand the list of locations where people would be allowed to carry weapons.<br />Others would tighten restrictions.<br />&nbsp; Wed, 12 Feb 2014 19:06:48 +0000 Associated Press 18834 at http://wuis.org Illinois Lawmakers Want To Tweak Concealed Carry Law Lawmaker Wants Boeing Plant For Decatur http://wuis.org/post/lawmaker-wants-boeing-plant-decatur <p>An Illinois lawmaker says he wants Boeing Co. to build a new manufacturing plant in Decatur. &nbsp;<br />The Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises Newspapers reports (http://bit.ly/18GfBqF ) Forsyth Republican Rep. Bill Mitchell is hoping the Chicago-based aerospace company will build its new factory in the central Illinois community. &nbsp;</p><p>Boeing is looking for a location to build its new 400-seat 777X jetliner. &nbsp;<br />Boeing is looking at a $7 billion to $10 billion plant that would start with 3,250 workers in 2018 and grow to 8,500 by 2024. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 15:43:25 +0000 Associated Press 14939 at http://wuis.org Lawmaker Wants Boeing Plant For Decatur