Illinois General Assembly

Springfield (ECWd) - Just when we thought the Illinois Legislature has nothing better to do as exposed in this article, it gets worse. As a diesel-powered vehicle owner, why should I not receive the same benefit as those driving gas-powered vehicles? Illinois State Representative Camille Lilly filed House...

Cahokia, IL. (ECWd) - On January 14, 2019, Illinois Senator (57th District) Christopher Belt filed a false Statement of Economic Interest related to his position as a Legislator. Belt was appointed to fill the vacancy left by Senator Clayborne in January 2019. On his filed statement, question number...

Illinois (ECWd) - As if the State of Illinois does not have enough problems, it appears our Attorney General Kwame Raoul wanted to make sure our Illinois Law Enforcement is reminded of a law signed by former Governor Rauner known as the Illinois Trust Act and...

Illinois (ECWd-) Today the General Assembly debated SB1966, which we first wrote on in this article. This debate was spirited, to say the least. The Chief Sponsor was either confused or intentionally misleading regarding transfer attempts and what happens to those guns if the future buyer is unable...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Get elected - hire yourself - be your own supervisor:  PRICELESS! The Illinois House of Representatives passed, by a unanimous vote, House Bill 3501 which directly conflicts with every existing statute and law prohibiting conflicts of interest, self dealing, and nepotism in units...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - State Representative Sam Yingling (D) is Chief Sponsor, with David Welter (R), Kathleen Willis (D), Daniel Didech (D), David McSweeney (R), and Jonathan Carroll (D) co-sponsoring HB3596 after House Floor Amendment 2 was added, there are a total of four amendments. The language...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - HB 3141, sponsored by Representatives Brad Halbrook and Darren Bailey received a unanimous vote in the Illinois House last week. Sen. Chapin Rose has sponsored it in the Senate. This Bill is designed to eliminate the uncertainty immediately following a vacancy in the...