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New Event Posted

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Red-Light Camera Backlash Gains Bipartisan Momentum in Springfield

Original article written by Vincent Caruso for Illinois Policy Institute on October 15th, 2019. Link to original story may be found HERE Driver headaches and corruption flow from red-light cameras. Two bills with bipartisan support would ban the traffic devices in Illinois. As a red-light camera company becomes a focal point in another federal investigation of Illinois…

State, Village Leaders Tour Wheeling Solar Panel

Original article written for Daily Herald on 10/7/2019. Link to original article may be found HERE. Photo credit to Vivint blog.   Daily Herald report Updated10/7/2019 9:02 PM State lawmakers and local officials got a firsthand look at the growing solar power industry Monday when they toured the Vivint Solar factory in Wheeling. State Sen.…

Carroll Tackles Property Tax Relief through Government Consolidation Committee

Press release published to the Lake County Gazette 9/23/19. Link to article may be found HERE Illinois State House District 57 issued the following announcement on Sept. 17 Fighting to provide more tax relief for local families through his newly created Property Tax Relief Task Force, state Rep. Jonathan Carroll, D-Northbrook, will serve as the…

Illinois bans smoking in cars with minors present, WI lawmaker proposes the same

Original story posted by the WQOW News 18 website. Link to original article by Shannon Satterlee may be found HERE (WQOW)- It will soon be illegal to smoke with kids in the car in Illinois. A local lawmaker said he wants to see that law passed here in Wisconsin. Starting June 1, people caught smoking with…

Carroll’s Bill Protecting Minors from Smoking Becomes Law

Press release published in the Lake County Gazette on Sept. 9th, 2019. Link to release may be found HERE   Illinois State House District 57 issued the following announcement on Sept. 4th A new law sponsored by state Rep. Jonathan Carroll, D-Northbrook, bans smoking in cars when children are present. “Illinois must prioritize the health…

New Illinois law bans smoking in vehicles with anyone under 18

Original article written by Jean Kang for WGN Channel 9 News, published on August 24th, 2019. Link to original article can be found HERE SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signed legislation Friday, which prohibits smoking in vehicles with anyone under 18. According to Bill HB2276, it will be illegal to inhale, exhale, burn…

Exclusive: ‘Ready to stomp on it’: Documents reveal staggering power of tech giant lobbying

Original article written by Max Zahn for Yahoo Finance on August 22nd, 2019. Link to original story may be found HERE Photo credit to Ng Han Guan of the Associated Press Executives at tech giants like Facebook (FB), Google (GOOG, GOOGL), Amazon (AMZN), and Apple (AAPL) say they want a nationwide law that protects user data.…

Illinois Lawmaker is Optimistic New EpiPen Law Will Lower Costs, Despite Critics’ Concerns

Original article written by Christine Herman for Illinois Public Media on August 21st, 2019. Link to original article may be found HERE Representative Carroll was also interviewed by their radio show, “The 21st”.  Link to the audio may be found HERE Illinois will soon require insurers to cover EpiPens and similar devices for children 18 and under.…
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