Robert Escalante donated $1,000 to D'tycoon Brown's election campaign committee, Friends of George A Cardenas, on Aug. 28, according to records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).
James Coxworth donated $5,000 to Independent Roney Matthew's election campaign committee, Friends of Richard Boykin, on Aug. 28, according to records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).
Assistant Majority Leader Tony Munoz (D-Chicago) led legislation that was signed into law on Friday in response to an oversight by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency that left McKinley Park residents blindsided by the construction of an asphalt plant in their neighborhood.
Entering an apprenticeship program often requires expensive fees, tuition and tools, but eligible youth could have those associated costs covered thanks to a bill sponsored by State Senator Robert Peters (D-Chicago) that became law today.
As a leader on ensuring Illinois’ DNA backlog doesn’t go unnoticed, Senator Patricia Van Pelt commended Gov. JB Pritzker’s creation of the Forensic Science Task Force, which will work to address the state’s backlog of untested DNA samples related to ongoing criminal investigations.
Prison inmates who are required to serve most of their sentences could soon reduce them by successfully completing classes aimed at rehabilitation under a proposal led by Senate Majority Leader Kimberly A. Lightford (D-Maywood) that was signed into law.