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IL House to Debate Net Neutrality

Link to original article here IL House To Debate Net Neutrality By DAISY CONTRERAS DAISY CONTRERAS / NPR ILLINOIS Originally published on April 11, 2018 6:43 pm Illinois lawmakers Wednesday took a step closer to establishing state net neutrality rules before the federal regulations expire later this month. The Illinois proposal advanced out of a…

Crain’s Chicago Business: State lawmakers look for a Trump tax cap workaround

Link to article HERE April 11th, 2018 Greg Hinz State lawmakers are nearing a key test on whether Illinois will follow the lead of California, New York and other states and enact legislation designed to let Illinois taxpayers avoid a new cap on deducting state and local taxes on their federal income tax return. Awaiting…

State Recognizes Cubs’ Player Anthony Rizzo & School Superintendent David Schuler

Two resolutions introduced by Representative Jonathan Carroll were adopted today, January 30th 2018. These House Resolutions sought to commend the famous Chicago Cubs’ first baseman, Anthony Rizzo, for receiving the distinguished Roberto Clemente award. A link to HR716 can be found HERE . The other adopted Resolution congratulates Superintendent David Schuler (District 214) for being named Illinois’…

EXPLAINER – More U.S. states eye donations to evade Trump tax changers – Reuters News

24-Jan-2018 04:12:50 PM By Karen Pierog CHICAGO, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Legislation that first surfaced in California to give taxpayers a way to avoid the new cap on state and local tax (SALT) deductions by making charitable donations has popped up in four more states so far, with others reviewing alternative methods. Changes to the U.S. tax…

Northbrook-area state lawmakers talk recreational marijuana and taxes.

By Steve Sadin Pioneer Press Two state legislators recently appeared before constituents in Northbrook to field questions on topics ranging from medical marijuana to new federal tax laws. State Rep. Jonathan D. Carroll (D-Northbrook) and state Sen. Julie Morrison (D-Deerfield) held a legislative update session Jan. 9 at the North Suburban YMCA to let people…
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2018 SPRINGFIELD UPDATE: A Discussion with Illinois State Senator Julie Morrison

2018 SPRINGFIELD UPDATE: A Discussion with Illinois State Senator Julie Morrison and State Representative Jonathan Carroll Tuesday, January 9 at 10 am YMCA Lobby – FREE and open to the public Come and get a Springfield Update from our local Illinois Senator and Representative. Meet Illinois’ 29th District Senator Julie Morrison and new 57th District Representative Jonathan…
Lester: Is Illinois GOP uniting in opposition to Rauner, abortion?

Lester: Is Illinois GOP uniting in opposition to Rauner, abortion?

Featured article “Lester: Is Illinois GOP uniting in opposition to Rauner, abortion?” via DailyHerald.com by Kerry Lester State Rep. Jeanne Ives of Wheaton says the state Republican party, criticized in recent months for its internal squabbles, is banding together in opposition to GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner’s approval of an abortion funding measure last month. “Certainly, the…
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Special Ed Teacher Replaces Resigned Rep Elaine Nekritz

Succeeding Nekritz as 57th District state rep, Northbrook resident and small business owner Jonathan Carroll took office this month. Featured article via Patch.com by Jonah Meadows “NORTHBROOK, IL — Northbrook resident and business owner Jonathan Carroll was selected by local officials and sworn in as state representative earlier this month, succeeding retiring Rep. Elaine Nekritz. He…
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Jonathan Carroll Sworn In As 57th District State Rep.

Featured article by Tom Robb on October 04, 2017 Northbrook resident Jonathan Carroll was sworn in last night as the replacement for State Rep. Elaine Nekritz (D-57th), who served her last day as a state legislator after 15 years in the legislature Monday. Nekritz announced she would not run for re-election in June, saying she…