Jonathan Carroll

Illinois’ sesame labeling law likely to pull nation’s food producers into the requirement

Story originally published for The Center Square on August 1st, 2019, by author Cole Lauterbach. Link to original article may be found HERE Illinois’ newest law is likely to have a nationwide effect on food warning labels across the country, according to an industry expert. The law enacted late last month requires any packaged retail product sold…

Editorial: To declutter Illinois and save dollars, eliminate townships

Original article written by the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board for the Chicago Tribune on June 17th, 2019. Link to original article may be found HERE Photography credit to John J. Kim, Staff Photographer for the Chicago Tribune.  How many units of government do you think there are in Illinois? Two thousand? Five thousand? Try 6,963.…

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…

Tax Relief

Hello friends, this is Jonathan Carroll, State Representative to Illinois’ 57th District. Thank you for visiting my blog. In my latest email update, sent earlier today, I promised you a further explanation of my recent State and Local Tax Deduction bill, House Bill 4237. This legislation is quickly gaining bipartisan support, with both Republicans and…

Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Filled with Prayer, Solidarity

Link to original article here You can hear an excerpt of Representative Carroll’s speech if you follow the link. By SAM DUNKLAU Originally published on April 12, 2018 4:12 pm The annual statewide Holocaust Remembrance service was held in Springfield on Thursday. Each year, the scores of Jews and political targets killed by the Nazis…

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…

March for Our Lives Panel

Thanks for visiting my blog, I’m State Representative Jonathan Carroll of Illinois’ 57th District. For those who were not able to catch it, I was invited to take part in a panel discussion on ABC 7’s Windy City Live yesterday afternoon. Val Warner and Ryan Chiaverini hosted the town hall style discussion, but the audience…
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