State Rep. Brad Halbrook (R-Shelbyville) is standing by the constitution as the battle over gun control has reignited across the country in the wake of a pair of mass shootings earlier this month that left at least 31 dead.
Senate Bill 075, which creates the Hotel and Casino Employee Safety Act and requires employers to provide workplace sexual harassment training, strikes state Rep. Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) as being fair enough on its merits, the first-term state representative wishes it more fairly addressed all the episodes and concerns he thinks led to its enactment.
James Ayers donated $1,000 to Democrat Michael W. Frerichs' election campaign committee, Friends of Frerichs, on Aug. 12, according to records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).
Illinois schools now have more options for long-term student records that could save taxpayer funds, due to legislation sponsored by State Sen. Jason Barickman (R-Bloomington) and signed into law on July 27.
Illinois state Rep. Brad Halbrook (R-Shelbyville) has joined the growing chorus of Springfield lawmakers now calling for state Sen. Thomas Cullerton (D-Villa Park) to step down in the wake of last week's federal corruption indictment.