Richard Pearson, executive director of the Illinois State Rifle Association, is warning members that he believes Senate Bill 107, aimed at banning “assault weapons,” will not be the last attack on legal gun owners.
House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) continues to be dogged by growing allegations of bullying and sexual harassment involving senior staffers, the latest episode fingering long-time Chief of Staff Tim Mapes, who resigned when the claims came to light on Wednesday.
Rep. John Cabello (R-Machesney Park) is calling for the resignation of Gov. Bruce Rauner and at the same time is endorsing Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) in her 2018 Republican primary run to unseat Rauner.
Steve Notheisen is willing to go that extra mile to preserve his way of life. “As much as I would like to see my property taxes frozen, I believe that freezing everyone else’s taxes is dangerous to the survival of our community,” the Waterloo alderman told SW Illinois News.