Changes in Illinois Policing Standards Take Effect Jan. 1Some of the changes touch on issues brought up after the killing of Laquan McDonald by a Chicago police officer.
Another Concealed Carry Compromise Proposed in Illinois LegislatureState Sen. Kwame Raoul (D-Chicago) says he is working on another compromise which, he says, combines the best of the House bill and a stalled Senate bill.
Illinois Legislation Would Allow For Regional Concealed Carry Laws Downstate legislators are generally in favor of a broad concealed carry measure, whereas those from Chicago and the suburbs want a tight law.
Illinois Could Expand Early Voting "We should use every opportunity to allow people to vote and I think that is what we need to move towards," Sen. Kwame Raoul said.
Illinois Lawmakers, Bears Meet to Talk ConcussionsThe legislation would require all school boards to adopt a policy regarding student athlete concussions and head injuries.