Pritzker Signs Gun Dealer Bill Into Law

Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 | By Tim Inklebarger/Wednesday Journal || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs a gun-dealer law at a school in Chicago on Jan. 17, as state Rep. Kathleen Willis, who sponsored the bill in the House (immediately to the left of the governor), and Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson (second from the right of Willis) look on. | Photo provided

A bill previously vetoed by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner to more tightly regulate gun dealers in the state of Illinois was signed Jan. 17 by newly inaugurated Gov. J.B. Pritzker.

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Sen. Kimberly Lightford Takes the Lead on $11 Minimum Wage Proposal

Sen. Lightford announces her plan to raise the state’s minimum wage. AP photo. Thursday, November 20, 2014 || Originally Published: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 by the Daily Chronicle and Associated Press || Kerry Lester  SPRINGFIELD – An Illinois Senate committee on Wednesday advanced a revamped proposal that would increase Illinois’ minimum wage to $11 an hour by 2017, modified to give it a better chance … Continue reading Sen. Kimberly Lightford Takes the Lead on $11 Minimum Wage Proposal

Governor-elect Bruce Rauner Stops By Rock of Ages; “Don’t Forget Maywood,” Pastor Says

Governor-elect Bruce Rauner attended services at Rock of Ages Baptist Church in Maywood on Sunday morning. Caption by the Sun-Times. Photo by Al Podgorski for the Sun-Times. Video by the Sun-Times. Monday, November 10, 2014 || Originally Published: 11/09/2014 by Chicago Sun-Times || Reema Amin Rauner’s visit to the church was part of a tour to black and Hispanic neighborhoods in the Chicago area, where … Continue reading Governor-elect Bruce Rauner Stops By Rock of Ages; “Don’t Forget Maywood,” Pastor Says