More communities are impacted by mass shootings each year, but Illinois lawmakers know there are also shootings every day that get less attention. The House Public Safety and Violence Prevention Task Force wants to help every community stay safe.
Polling conducted a week before the Missouri primary has Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt and Trudy Busch Valentine as the top picks to square off in November to replace outgoing United States Senator Roy Blunt.
The new groups will try to address serious concerns about the future of reproductive health following the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, firearm safety, mental health awareness, and the rise of online extremism.
Sen. Terri Bryant says coal and gas plants must stay open past the 2045 closure date set in the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act. She argues sponsors of that plan didn’t care about Central or Southern Illinois when they cut off the fossil fuel energy supply.