Feigenholtz, Peters, Stadelman introduce measure to grow state’s tech industry

  SPRINGFIELD – To strengthen Illinois’ tech economy, State Senator Sara Feigenholtz (D-Chicago) introduced legislation that would allow smartphone app companies to do business directly with their customers and avoid a fee to smartphone companies. “Governments create fair marketplaces in every industry with appropriate protections for entrepreneurs and consumers. Our laws need to catch up to the smartphone app economy by providing the legal

Feigenholtz, Chicago officials host town hall as violence increases

CHICAGO – To inform residents about electronic monitoring, State Senator Sara Feigenholtz (D-Chicago) held a discussion with Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart and other Chicago officials Monday to discuss electronic monitoring. “All of our offices are hearing from concerned constituents who are worried about the surge in crime and asking questions about our criminal justice system,” Feigenholtz said. “We hosted this webinar in the

Let’s tell the truth about Illinois’ anti-boycott law

A guest op-ed in the  January 3, 2022 issue of Crain’s Chicago Business mischaracterizes Illinois’ anti-BDS Law. I know because I wrote it. Illinois has a storied history of ensuring that our public pension investments align with our state’s public policy objectives. For example, Illinois law prevents public pension funds from investing in companies that assist Iran’s pursuit of nuclear weapons, companies that contract