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Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) News Updates by the Hour

ISRA Thursday Bulletin - February 21, 2019 ISRA Thursday Bulletin - February 21, 2019 Executive Directors Message The work place shooting in Aurora has ignited a firestorm in Springfield. There are questions about both human and system failures, and also the ever-present question and plea of what can we do, we must do something! That combination is the recipe for bad law. One of the expected outcomes of the Aurora shooting was that someone would propose that every FOID card applicant and FOID card holder be fingerprinted. Sure enough, habitual anti-gunner Kathleen Willis (D-77 Chicago) proposed the idea. There...

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State of Illinois News

Highlighting Need for Fair Income Tax, Gov. Pritzker Delivers Balanced Budget Proposal As First Step to Restore Fiscal Stability on February 20, 2019 at 5:00 am 2018 McLean County Final Multiplier Announced on February 20, 2019 at 5:00 am 2018 Woodford County Final Multiplier Announced on February 20, 2019 at 5:00 am Gov. Pritzker Signs Historic Minimum Wage Legislation Giving 1.4 Million Illinoisans a Raise on February 19, 2019 at 5:00 am Gov. Pritzker Appoints IDHS, IDNR, IDFPR Leadership on February 19, 2019 at 5:00 am 2018 Greene County Tentative Multiplier Announced on February 19, 2019 at 5:00 am...

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LIHEAP Offers Winter Heating Assistance

Energy Assistance Available Springfield – The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) announced that income qualified households can apply for winter heating assistance through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). If your last thirty day income has been affected by the federal shutdown, if you lost your job, if you are a student living away from home struggling to pay your utility bills, LIHEAP can help. A single-person household can qualify with a monthly gross income of up to $1,518; a two-person household up to $2,058; a family of three up to $2,598; and a...

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE MAKE ARREST IN FATAL CRASH THAT TOOK THE LIFE OF TROOPER CHRISTOPHER LAMBERT

Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office approves Felony Charges for Reckless Homicide Springfield, IL – Illinois State Police (ISP) officials announce the arrest of Scott A. Larson (M/61) for his involvement in the January 12th, 2019 fatal crash which resulted in the death of Trooper Christopher Lambert. On January 12th, 2019 at approximately 4:45 p.m., Trooper Christopher Lambert #6527 was on-duty on I-294 northbound near Willow Road standing outside of his patrol car investigating a three unit crash. Trooper Christopher Lambert positioned his patrol car in the left lane of traffic, with his emergency lights activated, in order to protect...

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Local Reps Sign Onto Illinois Fair Maps Legislation

McCombie and Chesney Sign Onto Fair Maps Legislation Tuesday, January 22, 2019 State Representative Tony McCombie (IL-71st) and Andrew Chesney (IL-89th) have both announced that they are joining 42 of their House Republican colleagues by co-sponsoring HJRCA 10. Implementation of this constitutional amendment will take the shady redistricting process out of the control of corrupt politicians. Rep. Chesney said, “For far too long, Illinois politicians have picked their voters instead of the voters picking their politicians,” said Rep. Chesney. “It is a fixed system benefiting whoever is in power instead of benefiting voters. It’s wrong when Republicans do it...

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Mon 25

Al-Anon Meets in Freeport Monday

February 25 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 25

Al-Anon Meets in Mount Carroll

February 25 @ 7:00 pm
Mon 25

Savanna Alcoholics Anonymous meets

February 25 @ 8:00 pm
Mon 04

Al-Anon Meets in Freeport Monday

March 4 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 04

Al-Anon Meets in Mount Carroll

March 4 @ 7:00 pm

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