"We watched with interest last week as the Illinois House passed, by a wide margin, a bill authored by State Rep. David McSweeney of Barrington Hills to outlaw red-light cameras in communities with smaller populations such as Bensenville, Lake Zurich, Libertyville and Roselle."

You can read the full editorial here.
The NW Herald's Editorial Board writes that the House's passage of Representative McSweeney's HB173 is a step in the right direction. 

You can read the editorial here.

The House voted today 79-26-4 to ban red light cameras in non home rule municipalities beginning January 1, 2017. HB 173 was an initiative of Rep McSweeney. Senator Dan Duffy is sponsoring the legislation in the Senate. 

The Chicago Tribune has more on the story here
House Bill 173, a bill which would ban red light cameras in non home rule municipalities, passed out of committee with a vote of 4-3. The bill is now headed to the floor for consideration. 

Read more on the story from the NW Herald here.
Rep. McSweeney's office will be holding traveling office hours next week on April 16th. They will be held from 2-4pm at Island Lake Village Hall located at 3720 Greenleaf Ave in Island Lake, IL.