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Vote on DWI immunity for lawmakers expected this week

Students in a Concordia University government class are lobbying to take drunk driving off the list of offenses from which legislators are immune. Their movement has gained momentum and votes on the House and Senate floors could come this week.
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Students in a Concordia University government class are lobbying to take drunk driving off the list of offenses from which legislators are immune. Their movement has gained momentum and votes on the House and Senate floors could come this week.

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