House Bill 6439

Bed bugs infest Vaughn Occupational High School in Chicago

May 4, 2010

In the past two and a half weeks, seven bed bugs have apparently been found on all three floors (and in different rooms) of Chicago’s Vaughn Occupational High School. Bed bugs are becoming an increasingly common problem in schools (these stories represent just some examples). Chicago’s CBS 2 reports that Two-hundred and thirty students attend […]

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Illinois House Bill 6439 passes, creating Illinois Bed Bug Task Force

May 4, 2010

We recently told you about House Bill 6439, which would create an Illinois Bed Bug Task Force. As of today, it has passed in both Houses of the Illinois General Assembly. The bill was sponsored by Rep. Ken Dunkin in the House and Senator Heather Steans in the Senate. You can read more about it […]

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Illinois vs. bed bugs: state Senate considers Bed Bug Task Force bill

April 25, 2010

Galesburg Radio WGIL reports that an Illinois state senator is sponsoring a bill to create an Illinois bed bug task force. This is good news!  We all want action on bed bugs, now, but officials need good advice on what actions to take. The WGIL report notes that Bed bugs are a common problem in […]

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