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Making Sausage and Legislation in Illinois
Date: 03/05/2018
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL
Presented by: Legislative
Experience Level: Basic to Intermediate
MCLE Credit: 2 IL MCLE Credits
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Would you like to gain a better understanding of the Legislative Process? Our distinguished panel of legislative experts will provide you with just that. An overview of the Springfield scene will be followed by a panel discussion of Illinois' Legislative process.

Representative Andre M. Thapedi, (D) 32nd District
Representative Steven Andersson, (R) 65th District
Elaine Nekritz, Former Illinois State Representative
Matt Murphy, Senior. Government Relations Director, Mac Strategies Group and Attorney with Matt Murphy Consulting
James W. Dodge, Executive Director of Legislative Reference Bureau
Thomas Suffredin, CBA Legislative Co-Counsel

Lawrence J. Suffredin, CBA Legislative Counsel and Cook County Board Commissioner - Serves the 13th District of Cook County

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