WASHINGTON – In a joint letter to the Secretary of Homeland Security, Senate and House Judiciary Committee chairmen Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and former Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) urged the swift implementation of regulations that would drastically curtail the amount of fraud and abuse that has become common in the EB-5 regional center program.

 
 

DAVENPORT, Iowa – On April 5, 2018, United States District Court Chief Judge John A. Jarvey sentenced Michael William Elliott, Jr., age 46, of Muscatine, to 135 months in prison for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, announced United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum. Elliott was ordered to serve five years of supervised release following his term of imprisonmemnt and pay $100 to the Crime Victims’ Fund.

DAVENPORT, Iowa – On April 5, 2018, United States District Court Chief Judge John A. Jarvey sentenced Darion Daquan Gardner, age 22, of Davenport, to 80 months in prison for a felon in possession of a firearm charge, announced United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum. Gardner was ordered to serve three years of supervised release following his term of imprisonment, pay $100 to the Crime Victims’ Fund, and forfeit the firearm he possessed.

DAVENPORT, Iowa – On March 21, 2018, United States District Court Judge Stephanie M. Rose sentenced Olajuwan Hakeem Culbreath, age 22, of Davenport, to 51 months in prison for a felon in possession of a firearm charge, announced United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum.

The Realtor code of ethics complaint filed by Alderman Dylan Parker against Realtor Ryan Latko (Aledo)
last week was dismissed by a Grievance Committee of the Illinois REALTORS® (Springfield, IL). The
dismissal means that the committee found no violation of the Code on the basis of the Facebook
conversation as Mr. Parker alleged, reported Sharon Carlson CEO, Quad City Area REALTOR®
Association.

When President Donald Trump was inaugurated on Jan. 20, 2017, our federal courts had more than 100 vacancies, including one for the United States Supreme Court. As chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, I was pleased that President Trump intended to nominate our country’s most talented men and women in the legal profession to the federal bench.

Polaris releases annual National Human Trafficking Hotline data; 13% jump in cases nationwide

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Today, Daniel Biss released the following statement in response to Governor Bruce Rauner’s decision to veto the Gun Dealer’s Licensing Bill:

Asks legislative leaders to join in broader effort to address crime prevention, school safety and mental health

WASHINGTON – Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) last night provided notice of a committee hearing to take place on March 14, 2018, to focus on the tragic shooting that occurred in Parkland, Florida. Grassley publicly noted his intent to hold this hearing during the committee’s executive business meeting last week.

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