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Illinois Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias is backing what he says is a first-in-the-nation bill to outlaw sharing or selling license plate data for women seeking abortions. He fears this data could be weaponized as some states try to criminalize helping someone get an abortion. NBC News’ Anne Thompson explains more.
Ban the ban, not the book? Giannoulias caps return with string of legislative wins, including anti-censorship law
Illinois Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias told the Sun-Times he was “blown away” after reading about book bans across the country. “To me, this is a slippery slope, and it goes against what education is about,” he said.
A bill that would decriminalize hanging things from a car’s rearview mirror is headed to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s desk.
Fulfilling a campaign promise, Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias has established the first-ever Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Officer position in the Secretary of State’s office.
A bill would limit police from sharing license plate reader data, as part of the state’s effort to become an abortion sanctuary.
Illinois Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias has completed his first 100 days in office, a milestone used by political leaders since President Franklin Roosevelt to gauge leadership style and progress toward fulfilling campaign promises.
Illinois Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias says his priority since taking office in January has been “modernizing” the Secretary of State’s Office.
Legislation aimed at discouraging public libraries from banning books has been introduced in the Democratic-controlled Illinois General Assembly amid largely partisan battles around the country over what books and school curricula are suitable for children.
‘I want to thank the WISN Investigative Team for highlighting this unique case and exposing the problems associated with it,’ the Illinois Secretary of State said in a statement.