BENTON- A measure to bring safer conditions to coal mines in Illinois was signed into law Friday.The legislation, Senate Bill 2813, was an initiative of State Senator Gary Forby, D-Benton. State Rep. John Bradley, D-Marion, was the primary House sponsor of the bill. Starting in the General Assembly with its opening in February, the bill passed muster in both the House and Senate before Gov. Bruce Rauner signed it into legislation on Friday. Forby said that the measure […]

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