Richard Pearson, executive director of the Illinois State Rifle Association, is warning members that he believes Senate Bill 107, aimed at banning “assault weapons,” will not be the last attack on legal gun owners.
House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) continues to be dogged by growing allegations of bullying and sexual harassment involving senior staffers, the latest episode fingering long-time Chief of Staff Tim Mapes, who resigned when the claims came to light on Wednesday.
Jonas Petty didn’t get the result he wanted in Tuesday’s Republican primary showdown against Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer (R-Jacksonville) in the 100th House District, but the Pittsfield businessman walked away convinced he stood up for the right issues.
Sen. Sam McCann (R-Plainview) is throwing his support behind Pittsfield businessman Jonas Petty in his Republican primary bid to unseat incumbent Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer (R-Jacksonville) in the 100th House District.