State Rep. Jonathan Carroll

Illinois DNR recommending to stop using bird feeders, through May 31

Original article published by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources on 4/21/2022. A link to the original article may be found  HERE. Article originally  Published by Jayette Bolinski, Communication Director IDNR IDNR recommends halt to use of bird feeders, bird baths through May 31 until spread of avian influenza subsides SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department…

Daily Herald opinion: Get it together Illinois. Bill requiring taxing bodies to look at consolidation is a good start

Original article published by the Daily Herald Editorial Board for the Chicago Daily Herald on 4/8/2022. A link to the original article may be found HERE. The article omits the bill number, but it is in reference to SB3789, a bill caried by State Senator Julie Morrison and State Representative Jonathan Carroll. Photo provided is…

Rep. Carroll Collecting Donations For Ukraine At Northbrook Office

Article originally posted by Eric DeGrechie of the Northbrook Patch on April 1st, 2022. A link to the original article may be found HERE. NORTHBROOK, IL — Saying the ongoing events in Ukraine have been “heart-wrenching to watch,” Illinois State Representative Jonathan Carroll (D-Northbrook) is helping relief efforts by collecting donations through April 11 at…

Mark your calendar: March 31-April 6 (Donation Drive)

Article originally written for the Daily Herald on March 31st, 2022. A link to the original article may be found HERE . Below is an excerpt from the events page article which lists several unrelated events. Your donations needed: State Rep. Jonathan Carroll is collecting donations to help Ukrainian refugees through April 11 at his office, 3153…

Illinois HSR Commission Formed

Story originally written by William C Vantuono on August 9th, 2021 for Railway Age. A link to the original story may be found HERE. Illinois Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Aug. 6 signed HB0399, a bill authorizing the formation of the Illinois High-Speed Railway Commission, which will be responsible for creating a statewide plan for…

Pritzker signs bills expanding access to mental health care

Story originally written by Peter Hancock and published by Capitol News  Illinois on July 26th, 2021. A link to the original article may be found HERE. SPRINGFIELD — Illinois residents will soon have greater access to mental health services under measures Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law Friday. Starting Jan. 1, most insurance companies doing…

College Student Endorsement Bill Passes In Illinois Legislature

Original story published by WJOL on 6/1/2021  Original article can be found HERE Legislation that allows college athletes to get endorsements is headed to Governor Pritzker’s desk. State Representative Jonathan Carroll of Northbrook supports the bill that permits college athletes to sign with an agent and get endorsement deals. The legislation now awaits the governor’s…

Seclusion and Restraint in Schools to Be Dramatically Limited in Illinois

Original story written by Jodi S. Cohen and Jennifer Smith Richards for the Chicago Tribune on June 1st, 2021. A link to the original article may be found HERE Illinois lawmakers took sweeping action Sunday to limit the use of seclusion and restraint in schools, following through on promises made after a 2019 Tribune-ProPublica investigation revealed that…