Jim Oberweis and probably the majority of those voting to raise the speed limit on Interstate highways in Illinois drive to Springfield.
Today the Illinois House joined the Illinois Senate in approving Jim Oberweis’ bill to raise the Interstate speed limit to 70 miles per hour.
Those supporting the measure in the Senate follow:
The roll call in the Illinois House follows:
Now we’ll see if our nanny state governor will sign or veto the bill.
As I mentioned in my first story, Jim Edgar unilaterally cut the speed limit on the tollway from 70 to 65 MPH.