Legislation recently filed in the Illinois House of Representatives seeks to ban individuals from pumping their own gas at a filling station. The bill introduced by State Representative Camille Lilly of Cook County would make Illinois the second state in the nation to ban motorists from pumping gas at a filling station.
As I head back to Springfield for the 2020 legislative session I am reminded of the important issues our state is faced with today. The issue I hear most from people in my district lately is, what is the legislature going to do to stop corruption in state government? I could not agree more that something must be done.
Cardinals Opening Day against the Chicago Cubs is on the horizon, which is something most baseball fans can all look forward to. But there is something else I look forward to happening, and that is for both Democrats and Republicans to work together and approve a balanced state budget.