Jim Oberweis (R – Sugar Grove) has announced the initial list of citizens, elected officials, Republican Party activists and organizations that are endorsing his campaign for the Republican nomination to the United States Congress in the 14th District.
The burial benefit for law enforcement officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty will increase under a new law by State Senator Julie Morrison (D-Deerfield) that was signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
This is the final installment of a three-part report looking back on some of the high-profile issues addressed by the Illinois General Assembly during the spring legislative session, plus an update on two of the issues previously covered and local events.
Rep. Daniel Didech (D-59) is a sponsor or co-sponsor on 38 active bills, with 24 of those bills still in the House and the remaining 14 in the Senate, according to the Illinois General Assembly website.
There was an offender convicted of a crime against justice released on parole in Highwood during the first quarter, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by the Lake County Gazette.
Sen. Julie A. Morrison (D-29) sponsored 50 bills in the first quarter of 2019, nine more than the average Illinois state senator, and was added as a co-sponsor on 94 bills, 51 more than the average, according to a Lake County Gazette analysis of data made available by the Illinois General Assembly.