Stephen Moore, former senior economic adviser to President Donald Trump during his 2016 campaign, will serve as the keynote speaker at the Downers Grove Township Republican Organization’s Reagan Day Dinner from 6 to 9 p.m on Jan. 23 at Ashyana Banquets in Downers Grove.
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) announced $597,742 in grant funding for development, rehabilitation, operations, and maintenance for snowmobile trail projects in the state through the Illinois Snowmobile Grant Program (SNOW) and the Snowmobile Trail Establishment Fund Grant Program (STEF).
Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) Executive Director Richard Pearson is blasting the recent discovery that nearly $30 million generated from FOID (firearms owners identification) card applications and fees from the Illinois Concealed Carry License (ICCL) program are being used for general state spending.
The legal system is compounding the grief of the family of Corey Cottrell, the 39-year-old Normal resident struck and killed in Bloomington last June 22 by a van allegedly driven by illegal immigrant Jose Rodriguez.
Attorneys with the pro-life legal group, the Thomas More Society, said that the “terrible verdict” on Friday in the federal racketeering (RICO) case brought by Planned Parenthood in California against David Daleiden and other undercover reporters is nonetheless a sign of a promising appeal, if not a potentially drawn out one.
Laurie Higgins, a cultural issues writer for the Illinois Family Institute, believes the Wheaton Warrenville Unit District 200 School Board had no choice but the one it made when it cancelled the scheduled visit of gay children’s book author Robin Stevenson after it became apparent that she planned to promote her latest work in her talk with students as young as 8 years old.
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting the death of a third Illinois resident who had recently vaped and been hospitalized with a severe lung injury. At this time, a total of 166 people in Illinois, ranging in age from 13 to 75 years old, with a median age of 22, have experienced lung injuries after using e-cigarettes or vaping. IDPH continues to work with local health departments to investigate another 42 possible cases in Illinois.
Officials from Northfield-based Medline Industries, Inc. are objecting to the recent passage in the Illinois House of a bill that would ban the use of a chemical used to sterilize medical equipment by pointing to the company’s “exemplary safety record and the importance of ethylene oxide sterilization to Illinois hospitals.”
Attorneys with the Chicago-based Thomas More Society were elated when a federal judge on Tuesday permitted jurors to view an ABC News “20/20” episode that defendant David Daleiden said was the inspiration for his own undercover films into the harvesting of fetal body parts.