With the election behind us, a New Era of Government is upon us- one defined by credibility and responsibility, not corruption and political expediency. Thank you to everyone who helped make this possible. But our work is not done.

Illinois has a lot of problems- the largest unfunded pension liability in the nation, structural budget deficits, a reputation for corruption, and inadequate gun laws that fail to keep our families safe- to name a few. Not one to sit on the sidelines, I have already begun to tackle these problems.

As I did during my time at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Chicago, I will continue to serve our district with honor and passion, always putting your interests ahead of special interests.

Help us usher in the New Era of Government by getting involved today. Thank you for the privilege of representing you.

-Representative Scott Drury

Daring freshman Dem defies Mike Madigan

An astonishing thing just happened. A freshman Democrat dared to say no to the state’s most powerful politician, Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan. State Rep. Scott Drury, a Highwood Democrat, was one of a few Democrats who killed Madigan’s millionaire tax. He was the only freshman Democrat to oppose the Speaker. Drury put out a release...

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Suburban Democrat's opposition kills millionaires tax

SPRINGFIELD -- Two suburban Democrats' opposition to House Speaker Michael Madigan's so-called millionaires tax effectively kills the controversial proposal for now. State Reps. Scott Drury of Highwood and Jack Franks of Marengo say they won't vote for the proposal, which would have added a 3 percent tax to yearly income of more than $1 million as...

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Spurned Lovers, Take Note: IL May Ban Revenge Porn

Rep. Scott Drury has proposed legislation that would make posting explicit photos of someone without their consent a felony sex crime. An angry ex can be an unpleasant thing. An angry ex with naked photos of you who isn’t afraid to post them online is terrifying. That’s the concept behind “revenge porn.” And it’s what Rep. Scott...

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Video gambling could tarnish Highwood’s image, citizens say

Foes of video gambling told Highwood officials Wednesday that the arrival of the terminals in local bars and restaurants could quickly revive the negative image that city officials have worked years to reverse. More than 60 people turned out for a community forum convened by State Rep. Scott Drury (D-58, Highwood), who opposes a city council...

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Illinois’ 58th District includes all or portions of Bannockburn, Deerfield, Glencoe, Highland Park, Highwood, Knollwood, Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Lincolnshire, Northbrook, North Chicago and Riverwoods.