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State representatives have more than pensions to deal with on Friday.  They'll be taking a vote on whether their colleague Derrick Smith should be expelled from the general assembly.  At least 78 reps will have to approve the resolution.  Smith was arrested back in March for allegedly accepting a seven-thousand dollar cash bribe in exchange for securing a grant for a Chicago daycare.  He has maintained his innocence but a House panel has recommended he be relieved of his duties, claiming his alleged behavior compromises the integrity of the House.  The panel held several hearings giving Smith a chance to talk about the charges against him.  He never confirmed or denied any involvement in the scheme.  Smith's refusal to cooperate didn't sit well with many of the members.  The House will start floor debates about Smith's fate on Friday at 11 a.m.

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