Less than two months into his first term, state Rep. Scott Drury introduced two bills he hoped would address a persistent failure of the state's justice system — wrongful convictions. Drury, a former federal prosecutor, represents part of Lake County, which has a history of convicting the wrong men. He wants police to record more interrogations...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
HIGHWOOD — State Rep. Scott Drury, D-58th, of Highwood, scored two recent victories when bills he sponsored dealing with public corruption unanimously passed the Illinois House of Representatives. Drury, a former federal prosecutor, introduced House Bill 2953, which requires convicted public officials to return to the state any public money they earned between the time they...Read More
SPRINGFIELD — — The Illinois House on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected a strict concealed carry measure in a test vote on the contentious gun legislation. The measure emerged in the form of an amendment modeled after a highly restrictive New York gun law that has survived a court challenge. It drew support from a number of...Read More
Illinois Representatives Scott Drury (D) and Robyn Gabel (D), who represent Winnetka and Glencoe, were among those who unanimously passed a bill to strengthen child pornography prosecutions out of the Illinois House Thursday. Sen. John Mulroe, D-Chicago, who represents parts of Niles, will sponsor the bill in the Senate, said Attorney General Lisa Madigan's...Read More
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