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Pritzker vetoes school BB gun disciplinary bill; plans to work with sponsors Pritzker vetoes school BB gun disciplinary bill; plans to work with sponsors

Pritzker vetoes school BB gun disciplinary bill; plans to work with sponsors

Gov. J.B. Pritzker used only his fifth veto on Senate Bill 2124 Tuesday, a measure state Sen. Chapin Rose, a Mahomet Republican and the bill’s sponsor, said was written to “close a loophole” in a state law, which he said ties school districts’ hands in dealing with incidences in which students bring BB guns to school to cause panic and disruption.
Pritzker signs protections for immigrant tenants Pritzker signs protections for immigrant tenants

Pritzker signs protections for immigrant tenants

People who rent homes or apartments in Illinois who are not United States citizens have new legal protections under state law. Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill Wednesday that prohibits landlords from evicting or intimidating tenants based on their citizenship or immigration status.
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