The Hamilton County Board came together for their monthly gathering this week. The meeting got underway following a public hearing on the proposed improvement to 23 miles of rural county roads. Those roadways, currently gravel, will be upgraded to an all weather surface and... Read More.
Gov. Bruce Rauner today signed two bills into law that could help prevent people who are a threat to themselves or others from possessing or purchasing guns. The bills, which have bipartisan and bicameral support, are part of the comprehensive public safety plan... Read More.
Governor Bruce Rauner today signed HB 2527, amending the Illinois School Code to allow adults without high school degrees to acquire high school diplomas and allow for the creation of quality adult diploma programs. “Illinoisans of every age should have access to... Read More.
Gov. Bruce Rauner today signed HB303, bipartisan legislation aimed at reforming Illinois’ asset forfeiture system. The reforms will increase transparency and shift burdens of proof to protect innocent citizens while maintaining the proper use of asset forfeiture as a tool for law enforcement.... Read More.
State Sen. Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) issued the following statement Jan. 11 after the Senate adopted Senate Resolution 3, which enacts term limits of 10 years on the offices of Senate President and Senate Minority Leader. “This is a good step and another... Read More.