Frat, Sorority Sisters Face Liability In Ill. Hazing Death

  Source: Law360 By Hannah Meisel January 19, 2018 The Illinois Supreme Court found Friday that the state’s anti-hazing statute allows sorority women at an event where a Northern Illinois University fraternity pledge drank himself to death to face liability along with the frat in a suit filed by the student’s father. The state’s high…

MADD Backs Scientists’ Goals for Reducing Drunken Driving But Doesn’t Endorse Lowering 0.08 Blood-Alcohol Limit

  Source: https://www.dallasnews.com/ Dana Branham, Breaking news reporter January 19th Mothers Against Drunk Driving largely supports recommendations from a group of scientists urging states to adopt laws that they say would reduce drunken driving, but MADD maintains its support for the current 0.08 drunken-driving threshold. The scientists, commissioned by the U.S. government, recommended that states…

American Beverage Licensees Executive Director John Bodnovich: Statement on the NAS Report on Alcohol-Impaired Driving

  Source: ABL January 17, 2018 American Beverage Licensees (ABL) Executive Director John Bodnovich issued the following statement regarding the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) study “Getting to Zero Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities: A Comprehensive Approach to a Persistent Problem”. “Independent beverage business owners, with strong ties to their local communities, have long been engaged in…

Rockford leaders consider home rulel Leaders

By WIFR Newsroom | Posted: Tue 7:49 PM, Jan 09, 2018 Updated: Tue 10:43 PM, Jan 09, 2018 ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) – For more than two decades, the city of Rockford has worked without home rule. Now leaders and business owners are taking a look at the positives and negatives of taking power back from…