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Spotlight on New State Laws: All firearms purchases

Link to original article in the Champaign News-Gazette hereWritten by Anthony Zilis 12/26/2018 With the new year just about here, News-Gazette Media’s ANTHONY ZILIS this week will spotlight four of the 200-plus of laws set to change statewide in 2019. FIRST UP: SB 3256, which mandates a 72-hour waiting period for all firearm purchases. WHAT…

Tree of Life

Photo Credit: Associated Press / Gene J. Puskar Friends, Last Saturday, our country was rocked by more senseless gun violence. On Saturday morning, a congregation of my fellow Jewish people gathered to pray on our Sabbath. This day was even more special because a baby was going to be named. A tradition that we did…

Helping the victims of the Prospect Heights fire

We just received this document from the City of Prospect Heights. If you can help, they really need you. My office is helping to coordinate efforts, but the City and the American Red Cross are taking the helm. If you have any questions, please contact my office at (847) 229-5499

Illinois Legislators Urge Rauner to Increase Smoking Age to 21

Link to original article found HERE CHICAGO (CBS) — A bill proposing to raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21 will soon be on Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s desk. Senate Bill 2332, commonly referred to as “Tobacco 21”, recently passed the General Assembly, with a 61-49 vote in the Illinois House of Representatives…

Carroll Seeks Nominations for Good Neighbor Business Award

State Representative Jonathan Carroll is looking to recognize local businesses that give back to the community. Jonathan is inviting residents to nominate entrepreneurs and companies they feel should receive the “Good Neighbor Business Award” in the 57th District. Our office is seeking nominations for local small and mid-sized businesses that residents feel do an exemplary…

Representative Carroll Coffee Presser

Carroll Hosts Coffee and Conversation to Meet Mt. Prospect Residents BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. – State Rep. Jonathan Carroll, D-Buffalo Grove, hosted a Coffee and Conversation this past weekend in his ongoing effort to meet with constituents and understand the needs of local residents. “My favorite thing to do is to get out into the community…

Statement on Governor Rauner’s Amendatory Veto

Statement… from State Representative Jonathan Carroll FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION: May 16, 2018 State Rep. Jonathan Carroll repjonathancarroll.com [email protected] 847-229-5499 facebook.com/RepCarroll Carroll Files Motion to Accept Governor Rauner’s Amendatory Veto SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Jonathan Carroll, D-Buffalo Grove, filed a motion Wednesday to accept Gov. Bruce Rauner’s changes to Carroll’s legislation limiting…
State Representative Jonathan Carroll - New Headshot

Press Release: HB1468

Statement… from State Representative Jonathan Carroll FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION: May 14, 2018 State Rep. Jonathan Carroll repjonathancarroll.com [email protected] 847-229-5499 facebook.com/RepCarroll Carroll Responds to Governor’s Veto of Legislation to Increase Waiting Time to 72 Hours to Purchase Assault Weapons BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. – State Rep. Jonathan Carroll, D-Buffalo Grove, issued the following statement…

Illinois Resolution Spanks Tennessee House Members on Neo-Nazi Vote

Link to original article HERE Link to House Resolution 991 HERE Friends, I wanted to quickly draw your attention to a recently introduced resolution on which I signed up to be a Chief Co-sponsor. House Resolution 991 was designed as to draw attention to our counterparts in the Tennessee State Legislature. Majority Leader Lou Lang…

Carroll Urges Override of Governor’s Veto of Commonsense Gun Control Legislation

Public Safety Work Group 4.26.18 BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. – Last week, state Rep. Jonathan Carroll, D-Buffalo Grove, met with members of Moms Demand Action, a commonsense gun control advocacy group, to discuss ongoing efforts to override Governor Rauner’s recent veto of a measure to require gun dealers in Illinois to acquire a business license with…
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