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HOUSE RECAP: House sends bill increasing fines for Scott’s Law violations to governor HOUSE RECAP: House sends bill increasing fines for Scott’s Law violations to governor

HOUSE RECAP: House sends bill increasing fines for Scott’s Law violations to governor

A bill that would increase penalties for Scott’s Law violations has passed both chambers of the General Assembly. A bill carried in the House by Democratic Rep. Marcus Evans, of Chicago, increases fines and creates a fund to better educate motorists on safe driving procedures when passing emergency response vehicles that are stationary on the side of the road.
‘Enough gun violence’: Rally supports passage of toughened FOID processes ‘Enough gun violence’: Rally supports passage of toughened FOID processes

‘Enough gun violence’: Rally supports passage of toughened FOID processes

Lawmakers and supporters of a bill that would strengthen the Firearm Owners Identification card system chanted “Fix the FOID” in front of the statue of Abraham Lincoln outside the Capitol on Wednesday. Speakers like Milagros Burgos told their stories of loved ones who’ve died because of gun violence. Burgos’ husband, Rafael, stood next to his wife, holding a photo of...
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