SPRINGFIELD—As a result of a court action taken last week, thousands of Illinois students observed a “moment of silence” in school this morning before beginning class work. Previously, there had been an injunction placed on the moment of silence. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit ruled that Illinois’ Silent Reflection and Student Prayer Act is constitutional because it did not specifically require prayer.

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SPRINGFIELD—Kimberly A. Lightford (D-Maywood) was sworn in today for her fourth term as a member of the Illinois Senate. Senator Lightford will also continue serving as Senate Assistant Majority Leader during the 97th General Assembly, a post she has held since 2009.

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