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‘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 their daughter, Alexandria.
Energy reform bills ‘on the back burner’ as session nears adjournment Energy reform bills ‘on the back burner’ as session nears adjournment

Energy reform bills ‘on the back burner’ as session nears adjournment

As the General Assembly moves toward its May 31 adjournment with issues such as a state budget, graduated income tax, and the legalization of sports gambling and recreational marijuana still to be decided, an ambitious package of energy market reforms will likely have to wait until the fall veto session or later before moving forward.

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