Jones Votes to Override Governor’s Veto of Equal Pay Measure

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, joined a bipartisan effort last week to override Gov. Rauner’s veto of a bill aimed at reducing wage discrimination. “The unfair wage gap that women face across the state is a serious problem that needs to...

Jones-Backed Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Measure Signed into Law

CALUMET CITY, Ill. – Law enforcement will no longer be able to take an individual’s property without just cause under new civil asset forfeiture guidelines recently signed into law and supported by state Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City. “This measure is a great...