Illinois Lawmaker Pushing To Eliminate Unwanted Robocalls

An Illinois lawmaker says more should be done to fight unwanted robocalls.  State
Senator Dave Syverson says despite some action at the federal level, these calls keep phones ringing around the clock…



Syverson plans to re-file legislation to allow the state greater abilities to fight back.  That could include asking phone companies to take more aggressive actions…


A recent report from the Federal Trade Commission says Illinois residents received more than 230,000 robocalls last year, though Syverson puts the total number much higher.

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