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April 20, 2024

Illinois Senate

Illinois (ECWd) - It appears the Governor is realizing his Executive Orders are not laws and they violate people's Constitutional rights. What is the norm in Illinois when elected officials get exposed for violating the law?  Change the law. In this case, change the rules and make criminals...

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) - In a Bill that would instantly be struck down by the Supreme Court if enacted, Illinois State Representative Anne Stava-Murray apparently wishes to charge people with a Class 3 felony for using photoshopped imagery in a State or local election. "Synopsis As Introduced Amends...

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) -  Not satisfied with increased gas taxes, prohibitions on pumping your own gas, or $500 fines for using a gas leaf blower, or even having to have $1,000,000.00 in liability insurance just to apply for a FOID card, Illinois Senator Melinda Bush introduced...

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...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Update: This original Bill was gutted and the provisions mentioned below did not pass and were not enacted into law. Get elected - hire yourself - be your own supervisor:  PRICELESS! The Illinois House of Representatives passed, by a unanimous vote, House Bill 3501...

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) - Illinois Senator Melinda Bush, (D) 31st District, apparently thinks more government secrets are better. Bush filed Senate Bill 0196 on January 30, 2019. This Bill would permit a public body to hire "independent contractors" in secret, outside the prying eyes of the public. It would...

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