Hundreds of New Laws Take Effect

With the ringing in of the new year comes a new set of laws that took effect on Monday. Some 215 new laws are on the books now, including expanded coverage for abortion, a new school funding formula, voter registration, changes to health care services and more. The Illinois Senate Democrats have a full list at this link (WIFR).

Nancy S Bishop
Nancy S Bishop

Nancy S. Bishop is publisher and Stages editor of Third Coast Review. She’s a member of the American Theatre Critics Association and a 2014 Fellow of the National Critics Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. You can read her personal writing on pop culture at, and follow her on Twitter @nsbishop. She also writes about film, books, art, architecture and design.

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