Illinois House Rejects Bump Stock Ban Along Rural-Urban Lines Ppponents criticized the bill as too broad, saying it deals with two separate issues. Bump stocks increase firepower, but not by modifying the trigger.
Former Congressman Endorses Billionaire for GovernorFormer Illinois congressman Jerry Costello says he usually doesn't give endorsements, but he's throwing his support behind a billionaire venture capitalist
Jerry Costello Expressway Dedicated in Honor of Former CongressmanOne of the primary drivers behind the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge now has the east-side approach to the bridge named after him.
Former Rep. Costello: Congress Lives 'In a Bubble'"You kind of get a sense when you're hear as opposed to in D.C. four days a week of just how frustrated people are when they look at Congress," he told KMOX News Monday.
Expressway Named After Cong. Jerry Costello?A push in the Illinois legislature would name the road leading up to the new Mississippi River bridge after retired politician from Belleville.
Tight Race To Replace Costello In Illinois' 12th DistrictRepublican candidate Jason Plummer has the name recognition and local ties to the district, but so does Democrat William Enyart.
House Speaker John Boehner Campaigns for Jason PlummerPlummer is running against Democrat William Enyart.
Dems Meet To Pick Metro-East Congressional Candidate Selection will run against Republican Jason Plummer to succeed Jerry Costello (pictured).
Military Man Running For Congress In Metro-East? Illinois National Guard adjutant general William Enyart says maybe.
Harriman, Plummer to Faceoff for Congressman Costello's SeatRepublicans see it as an opportunity to flip the seat into the GOP column.
Akin, Clay, Others React to President's State of the UnionPresident Obama's State of the Union address was either inspirational or tone-deaf, depending on who you ask.
Costello Endorses Possible SuccessorThe Democrat endorsed Brad Harriman of O'Fallon, citing his working-class union family and hard work ethic.