Legal Challenges Fly Over The SAFE-T Act
Governor Pritzker and other top state Democrats are being sued for violating the state’s constitution when they pushed through sweeping criminal justice reforms last year. The lawsuits claim that the SAFE-T Act legislation creates a system that brazenly contradicts the expectations people have for the criminal justice system and is a clear and present threat to public safety.
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The "SAFE T Act" was passed in the early morning hours of Jan 13, 2021. Safe-T Act (Safety Accountability Fairness and Equity-Today), which passed Illinois’ irresponsible, far-leftist General Assembly and was signed into law by Governor J.B. Pritzker on Feb. 22, 2021. The most controversial provision of this 763-word behemoth that was passed under cover of darkness, takes effect on Jan. 1, 2023 and is just now receiving its justly deserved, overdue public outcry.
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Champion of Free Enterprise Award
Presented to State Representative Brad Halbrook
“It is my honor to stand up for business in Illinois.”
Shelbyville, Illinois: This week the Illinois Chamber of Commerce recognized legislators “who have made special contributions to the defense of free enterprise, and the furtherance of economic opportunities for Illinoisans.” Legislators are eligible for the award if they have an “Illinois Chamber rating averaging 85% or better over the previous two General Assemblies” and have “demonstrated their commitment to legislation that frees the entrepreneurial spirit,” according to the Illinois Chamber website.Read more
Seriously? Another COVID Executive Order
Last Friday, the governor signed yet another Disaster Declaration for Illinois and all of its 102 counties. It was his 33rd consecutive 30-day declaration since March of 2020.Read more
Inflation Reduction Act Will Impact Illinois Farmers
The Inflation Reduction Act is now law and it will increase taxes on incomes over $400,000. It will also impose a 15% minimum income tax on business profits.
Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert said farmers need to “fasten their seatbelts.”
ICYMI – Energy Town Hall
“The CEJA bill is a disaster for Illinois. I am calling for a full repeal of the bill before it harms our business community and threatens our safety by forcing us to depend on unreliable and unaffordable wind and solar.”
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Horrific Violence Over Independence Day Weekend!
Mass Murder in Highland Park, 12 Killed and 68 Wounded in Chicago Over Independence Day Weekend
“I am saddened by the senseless loss of life by deranged individuals who are intent on doing evil.”
Shelbyville, IL – Over the July 4th holiday weekend Chicago registered 12 individuals killed and another 68 wounded and on Independence Day a lone gunman shot and killed 7 individuals and wounded nearly four dozen more who were watching the Highland Park parade. The gunman is in custody after police tracked and pursued him for hours following the shooting. Yesterday, he confessed to the murder. The day after the mass murder, Gov. Pritzker issued a disaster proclamation for Highland Park to recover from the mass murder. No similar disaster declaration has been issued at any time by Governor Pritzker for every weekend occurrence of violence in Chicago or elsewhere.Read more