Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Sen. Kirk Dillard recently honored Glen Ellyn resident Natalie Insley.
A Glen Ellyn resident was honored recently for her volunteer service. But, that wasn’t all. She was also honored on her birthday, which set a milestone. On her 100th birthday, Feb. 15, Natalie Insley, was honored for her 33-year service at the York Township Senior Dining Center. State Sen. Kirk Dillard (R-Hinsdale) celebrated the event with Insley, commending her for long-time service to the community. She received a certificate from Dillard.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
The Village of Glen Ellyn will receive funding from the Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program to beautify Crescent Boulevard.
The Village of Glen Ellyn was awarded a $73,440 grant, which is will use to make improvements along Crescent Boulevard. The funding was awarded to the village as part of the Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program, which will used to fund projects in State Sen. Kirk Dillard’s 24th District. A total of $923,240 was awarded for projects in the district, according to Dillard’s office. Locally, Glen Ellyn and Oak Brook both applied for funds to be used in streetscape beautification. “Each day approximately 750,000 people travel through DuPage County. These projects help to retain and attract business, while also enhancing the quality of life in DuPage, which remains a premier place to live and work,” Dillard said in a news release. The …
Thursday, December 27, 2012
A bill sponsored in 2012 by State Sen. Kirk Dillard (R-Hinsdale) will prohibit sex offenders from participating in holiday events involving children as of Jan. 1.
An Illinois law that takes effect Jan. 1 will officially prohibit convicted sex offenders from participating in holiday events—from dressing up as Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny to handing out candy on Halloween. Offenders who break this law (SB 3579/PA 97-0699) could be subject to fines or revocation of their parole or probation, and could face additional jail time, according to a press release from Senator Kirk Dillard's office. “I do not believe child sex offenders should be given the opportunity to dress up and participate in a holiday event that caters directly to young children,” Dillard said in a statement. He said he sponsored the law in response to real incidents that occurred in Illinois where child sex offenders used holiday…
Monday, August 27, 2012
Anyone attempting to lure older children traveling to or from school could be charged with a felony under new legislation.
Monday, August 27, 2012
Submitted by State Sen. Kirk Dillard's office As the new school year begins, Gov. Pat Quinn recently signed a new piece of school safety legislation sponsored by State Sen. Kirk Dillard (R-Hinsdale). Introduced at the recommendation of DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin, House Bill 5265 allows for the felony prosecution of people who attempt to lure older children into their motor vehicle while the child is traveling to or from school. Dillard said that the new law was co-sponsored by his colleague Sen. John Millner (R-Carol Stream), who previously served as the Elmhurst Police Chief. The Senator explained the bill was introduced in response to a case in DuPage County, where a 17-year-old was on her way to school, and was …