Senator Chesney backs local sheriffs’ decision on assault weapons ban

In the hours that followed Governor Pritzker’s signing of the assault weapon ban legislation, sheriffs from Boone, Carroll, DeKalb, JoDaviess, Ogle, Stephenson, and Winnebago Counties all announced they would not enforce the new law. Upon learning that all sheriffs from the 45th Senate District will not be enforcing the assault weapons ban in their jurisdictions, […]

Andrew Chesney Sworn in as Senator of Illinois’ 45th District

Newly elected State Senator Andrew Chesney (R-Freeport) was sworn into office on Wednesday as the new representative voice of Illinois’ 45th Senate District in Northwest Illinois. Sen. Chesney took his oath of office at a noon ceremony held at the Old Illinois State Capitol in Springfield with his wife Kelly and other close family members […]