Illinois Representative Lou Lang (D-16th)
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Illinois Representative Lou Lang (D-16th) News
Much maligned state Rep. Lou Lang (D-Skokie), an ally of Illinois's powerful state House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago), resigned from the General Assembly earlier today after 30 years, only six months after stepping down from a leadership position over a sexual harassment scandal.
“I have been vindicated and the matter is now closed,” state Rep. Lou Lang (D-Skokie) said in a statement issued on Sept. 5 after an investigation cleared him of harassment allegations.
Rep. Lou Lang (D-Skokie) debated at length about ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment on May 30 only to be accused the following day of sexual harassment, leaving him to resign from his leadership role as deputy majority leader of the state House.
After being accused of sexual harassment by activist Maryann Loncar today -- and a day after he helped pass the Equal Rights Amendment in the state House -- Rep. Lou Lang (D-Skokie) resigned from his leadership role as deputy majority leader.
GOP lawmakers helped push a bill through the House that allows medical marijuana be administered on school premises.