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...Read More
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
Several Highwood aldermen have revived a measure to allow video gambling machines in bars and restaurants, saying the new revenue source is sorely needed by struggling businesses and the city. The move drew swift reaction Tuesday from opponents who showed up at the Highwood City Council meeting as a result of e-mail communications from State Representative...Read More
The tiny taxing agency responsible for mosquito control in far southeast Lake County has come under criticism from State Rep. Scott Drury (D-Highwood) for amassing reserves of more than $1 million. Drury’s office conducted a financial analysis of the South Lake Mosquito Abatement District and concluded the agency was “hoarding” taxpayer dollars. “We were shocked by what...Read More
State Rep. Scott Drury (D-Highwood) and A Safe Place will co-host a panel discussion to raise awareness about domestic violence at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, at Oak Terrace Elementary School, 240 Prairie Ave., Highwood. “Chances are we all know someone in an abusive relationship, possibly even our own children,” Drury, who prosecuted various crimes...Read More
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