Illinoisans with the statewide Protect Our Parks campaign are calling on U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) to publicly state his "active support" for two key U.S. conservation measures — the Land and Water Conservation Fund and Antiquities Act.
Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed suit last month against Stone Ridge Dairy, the biggest dairy in Illinois located near Bellflower, for allegedly contaminating nearby waterbodies with sewage runoff on three separate occasions.
Former Alaska governor and vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin threw her support behind Donald Trump in his race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, making the two eclectic and polarizing GOP figures official political bedfellows some two weeks before the primary elections begin.
"Are you ready for the leader to make America great again?" Palin said Tuesday at a Trump rally at Iowa State University. "Are you ready to stump for Trump? I'm here to support the next president of the United States - Donald Trump."
"He is beholden to no one but we the people. How refreshing? He is perfectly positioned to let you make America great again. Are you ready for that Iowa? No more pussyfootin' around. Our troops deserve the best, you deserve the best. ... Are you ready for a commander-in-chief who will let our warriors do their job and kick ISIS' ass," she asked the crowd to thunderous applause.