Years After Promise Of $100,000 From State And Photo-Op Prop Check, AMVETS Post 14 In Clinton, Illinois Has Not Seen A DimeA few years ago, a photo op from the State of Illinois showed a giant prop check being held up for downstate veterans – made out in the amount of $100,000. But those veterans have not seen a dime.
Lawmakers Seek Changes To Concealed Carry LawSome of the proposals would make it easier to get a permit, while others would expand the list of locations where people would be allowed to carry weapons. Others would tighten restrictions.
House Debates Multiple Restrictions For Concealed Carry MeasureThe firestorm over concealed weapons moved to the Illinois House floor Tuesday, sparking Republican complaints that an extraordinary legislative process set up by majority Democrats would restrict the right to carry guns in public rather than allow it, as a federal court has ordered.
Downstate Lawmaker: Kick Chicago, Cook County Out Of IllinoisA downstate lawmaker would like to kick Chicago and Cook County out of the state of Illinois.