In light of the horrific hate-driven attack in El Paso, the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement condemning Donald Trump for his racist rhetoric as it is inciting violence towards Latinos and immigrants, and called for action on the Fix the FOID Act, which remained in the state Senate after passing the House this spring.
As Willowbrook and surrounding communities continue their fight in court to keep Sterigenics closed, State Senator John Curran (R-Downers Grove) continues to work on legislative solutions to keep dangerous ethylene oxide emissions out of the communities.
Survivors of sexual assault who are wanted for non-violent, low-level offenses will be able to come forward without fear of law enforcement under new legislation backed by state Rep. Emanuel ‘Chris’ Welch, D-Hillside.
Over the last 30 days, Illinois’ already overtaxed state-run pension systems have added at least 651 retired government workers that are projected to average $1.3 million in lifetime pension benefits, according to an Illinois Policy Institute (IPI) report.
The Cook County GOP is calling for calm to prevail in the wake of what it called an "insidious" social media post made by Kankakee County Democrats comparing conservative voters to members of the Ku Klux Klan.
Legislation supported by state Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, that will streamline the guardianship process for minors in the case that their parent is detained or deported was signed into law by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
Illinois GOP Chairman Tim Schneider is demanding answers from House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) in the wake of an ongoing criminal probe where several people with close ties to the longtime Democratic leader have already been implicated.