State Sen. James D. "Jim" Oberweis (R-Sugar Grove) says that Illinois needs to take a close look at what's happening in New York before implementing newly elected Gov. J.B. Pritzker's progressive income tax
Illinois's outgoing Republican governor saw a few of his vetoes overridden during the Fall Veto Session in Springfield and a few new laws have been passed, a QUAD city area lawmaker said in a summary recap released last week.
Sen. Chris Nybo (R-Elmhurst) on Tuesday stood with Democratic lawmakers in Springfield in support of legislation that Second Amendment advocates warn would put hundreds of independent gun dealers across the state out of business.
After returning from a gun violence Senate Walkout on March 14 in remembrance of the month anniversary of the Parkland shooting massacre, five GOP senators had something to say about Democratic sponsored fire-arm legislation.