Thursday, September 21st, 2017
Flood Assistance available for Ogle County (from, Sept. 19, 2017)

from September 19, 2017 SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Gov. Bruce Rauner said that federal loan assistance is being made available for residents in five Illinois counties affected by flooding in…

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
Demmer-supported Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Signed into Law

Makes important changes to protect Illinois residents from unjust property forfeiture Gov. Bruce Rauner signed House Bill 303 on September 19, bipartisan legislation aimed at reforming Illinois’ asset forfeiture system….

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
Demmer Hosts Senior Fair in Dixon on Sept. 8th

Dixon… Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) held his annual Senior Citizens’ Health Fair on September 8, from 10:00 am until Noon, at the Lee County Council on Aging-Post House Ballroom. Dozens…

Friday, September 1st, 2017
Federal Transportation Board rejects Great Lakes Basin rail line (from Rockford Register-Mail, Aug. 31, 2017)

From Rockford Register-Mail, Aug. 31, 2017 ROCKFORD — The U.S. Surface Transportation Board has rejected a proposal to build a 261-mile railroad that would have cut through the Rockford area…