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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — State Rep. Luis Arroyo has resigned, just days after being arrested on a federal bribery charge.

Prosecutors said they caught the Chicago Democrat on tape offering to pay a $2,500bribe to a state senator in exchange for support on a gaming bill. Arroyo has denied the allegation.

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan said while process to expel Arroyo ends, “there is still a focus on strengthening our laws to prevent this unacceptable conduct.”

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