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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.…
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Carroll-Backed School Safety Measure Now Law

Press release published by the Lake county Gazette on 9/30/19. Link to original article may be found HERE. Illinois State House District 57 issued the following announcement on Sept. 24 State Rep. Jonathan Carroll, D-Northbrook, is ensuring students remain safe in case of active shooters with his backing for a new law requiring them to…
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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…
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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…
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Cold War Veteran License Plates for Illinois

Original story written for NPR by Zach Wilson on August 16th. Link to original article may be found HERE   A special license plate will soon be available for another group of Illinois veterans. State Representative Dan Swanson from Woodhull, a veteran himself, sponsored legislation to create a license plate for veterans of the Cold…
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