Connor-Backed Equal Pay Measure Now Law

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A new law backed by state Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, will crack down on discriminatory practices some businesses use to unfairly pay women less than men.“Many women are not receiving what they’re due for their hard work, and that has to come to...

Connor Combats Child Abuse with Push for Greater Enforcement

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, is battling child abuse with the passage of legislation to streamline the Department of Children and Family Services’ (DCFS) handling of suspected child abuse or neglect.“Child abuse is a terrible tragedy and we...