As a part of her continued efforts to pass gun safety reforms, state Rep. Karina Villa, D-West Chicago, recently supported legislation to aid in the investigations of highway shootings and to promote overall safety on local expressways by increasing the number of cameras on Cook County highways.
State Rep. David McSweeney (R-Barrington Hills) is celebrating the enactment of House Bill 313, a bill he sponsored that requires the state comptroller to maintain an online checkbook of the state’s finances.
State Senator Don DeWitte (R-St. Charles) and State Representative Terra Costa Howard (D-Lombard) hope local homeowners will see some property tax relief as a result of their legislation, which was signed into law on Friday, August 2.
Vernon Herrmann donated $1,000 to Republican Chris Lauzen's election campaign committee, Friends for Lauzen, on Aug. 13, according to records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).
State Senator Linda Holmes’ (D-Aurora) legislation to address a number of issues regarding animal shelters and foster groups, licensing fees and feral cat programs, as well as a measure to ban cosmetics testing on animals, have been signed into law.