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Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Celebrate Freedom Day

On January 31, 1865, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the resolution proposing the 13th Amendment to the Constitution which would abolish slavery and outlaw involuntary servitude. The next day,…


Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Another Second Amendment Victory

An Illinois appellate court has ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in a lawsuit over Democrats’ firearms ban, finding that a temporary restraining order keeping the bill from going into effect…


Thursday, January 26, 2023
Ways to Reduce Your Rising Utility Bills

If you’ve noticed a shocking increase in your utility bills lately, you are not alone. Nationwide, home energy costs were 15.6% higher year-on-year in December. Here are a few tips for lowering energy…


Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Illinois Must Do Better Creating Opportunity

We should be a leader in growing job opportunities for our residents. We have the resources, but our state’s high taxes and bad public policies drive employers away. We have to be…


Thursday, January 19, 2023
Slow Down, Move Over for Emergency Vehicles

We’re just a little over two weeks into the new year and two Illinois State Police cars have already been hit in Scott’s Law-related crashes. Please keep all who work and…


Wednesday, January 18, 2023
First Lawsuits filed against Dems’ Gun Ban

The first federal lawsuit against Democrats’ firearms ban has been announced by the Illinois State Rifle Association. It follows two others that were filed in state court Tuesday.  https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/illinois-state-rifle-association-files-federal-lawsuit-against-pritzker-s-gun-ban/article_d4c648a4-9719-11ed-b85d-73325b023eca.html


Thursday, January 12, 2023
Lingering Public Safety Concerns Start the New General Assembly

“Clearly the supporters of the SAFE-T Act did not want any debate to occur or committee hearings to be held. They did not want the public to know about a…


Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Tipsword Takes Oath as 103rd General Assembly Begins

At a noontime ceremony at the University of Illinois at Springfield, State Representative Dennis Tipsword took the Oath of Office as the first Representative to serve the new 105th House…