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IL House Bill To Imprison Local Officials For Enacting Right To Work Zones

During the veto session, a bill which would imprison local officials who choose to enact local right to work zones barely failed. Rep. Moylan has filed an amendment in a separate bill to remove the criminal penalties, but there’s still a chance that local leaders could be jailed just because they disagree on economic policy. Why is the General Assembly insistent on prohibiting local officials in Illinois to bring economic prosperity to their communities and have the ability to compete with neighboring states? Staff attorney and labor expert for the Illinois Policy Institute, Mailee Smith joins Dan and Kristen to discuss.

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