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Pritzker calls for federal action to address gun violence Pritzker calls for federal action to address gun violence

Pritzker calls for federal action to address gun violence

Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday called on congressional leaders, particularly Republicans, to push for strong federal gun control laws, including universal background checks and a ban on high-capacity magazines. His remarks came in the immediate aftermath of mass shootings this past weekend in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.
Feds: State senator collected pay and benefits for ‘little or no work’ Feds: State senator collected pay and benefits for ‘little or no work’

Feds: State senator collected pay and benefits for ‘little or no work’

An Illinois state senator was formally accused of collecting a salary as well as health and pension benefits from a labor union “for which he did little or no work” by a federal grand jury Friday in Cook County. Villa Park Democrat Tom Cullerton, who has served in the General Assembly since January 2013, is charged with 40 counts in an indictment alleging he “knowingly...
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