Governor Rauner Signs Lead Testing Bill

Bipartisan legislation to protect Illinois children, remove lead contamination from schools, daycare drinking water
CHICAGO – (ENEWSPF)--January 16, 2017. Governor Bruce Rauner joined by Reverend Jesse Jackson, State Sen. Steans and state agency directors today signed Senate Bill 550, legislation to protect Illinois children from possible exposure to lead in drinking water.

"Today is about our future, about making sure our students are not exposed to lead poisoning," said Governor Rauner. "This shows what is possible when we work together. It is a step in protecting our children from the devastating effects of lead . . .

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