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AARP: Illinois telecom bill means end of affordable, reliable landline telephones

From AARP Illinois, PR Newswire PDF  May 31, 2017 PDF May 25, 2017  — on previous bill May 31, 2017 Passage of SB1839 opens door to safety and security concerns for 1.2 million landline customers Statement by AARP Illinois Director of … Continue reading

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Illinois surprise: AT&T and legislators eliminate landline phone service. Will Gov. Rauner sign or veto?

On May 31, Amendment 5 eliminating landlines in Illinois was introduced and added to a coal mining safety bill — SB 1839—  then voted on and passed — the same day — by both houses of the Illinois legislature. For … Continue reading

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