Six Illinois Republican lawmakers have moved to block a bill Gov. Bruce Rauner signed in August exempting illegal immigrants from being deported if local authorities apprehend them on unrelated matters.
In a list of the 30 most populous counties in Illinois, Winnebago County ranked No. 21 for the rate of abortions performed there in 2016, according to an Illinois Department of Public Health report issued in December, which tracks abortions performed on an annual basis.
Parents and students enrolled in the College Illinois prepaid tuition program, which closed to new investors last summer after falling $320 million short of its obligations, should not worry, Rep. Joe Sosnowski (R-Rockford) said during a recent interview.
Winnebago County accounted for 288 of the 38,382 abortions performed statewide in 2016, according to an Illinois Department of Public Health report issued in December, which tracks abortions performed on an annual basis.
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.
Gov. Bruce Rauner recently toured the site of a new medical complex in Rockford, which, when complete, will include a 451,000-square-foot hospital and 81,500-square-foot medical center, a release from the governor’s office said.
Rep. John Cabello (R-Machesney Park) came to the defense of the Department of Corrections (DOC) during a five-hour-long House Appropriations-Public Safety Committee hearing on violence in DOC facilities.
Chicago's taxi cab cartel donated $180,750 to 61 state legislators in 2014-15, including state Rep. Joe Sosnowski (R-Rockford), encouraging them to help preserve their traditional monopoly by banning ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft in Illinois.