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Rock Island Today: Anderson: Pritzker’s mask decision shows his “rules have always been about politics, not science”

State Sen. Neil Anderson (R-Andalusia) said Governor J.B. Pritzker’s refusal to lift mask mandates for schools show he is not on the side of the people. Anderson said Pritzker is following political guidelines, not science, “If we’ve learned anything from today’s announcement, it’s that we have now found out who the ‘scientists’ are that the …

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Senator Anderson Files Legislation Reinstating Death Penalty for Killing of First Responders

State Senator Neil Anderson is continuing his efforts to file and advocate for legislation pertaining to the safety and wellbeing of first responders across our state. Recently, Senator Anderson filed Senate Bill 3125 that would reinstate the death penalty for individuals found guilty of killing first responders. “More than a decade ago, our state senselessly …

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Fox News: Illinois police officer begged for her life before being shot dead with own firearm: Docs

An Illinois police sergeant was pleading for her life moments before she was fatally shot with her own service weapon by a gunman in a hotel last week, documents provided to Fox News show.  “At the time Sullivan fired the fatal shots into Sgt. Rittmanic, Sgt. Rittmanic was pleading with them to just leave, ‘you don’t have to do this, …

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Rock Island Today: Anderson celebrates opening of the new I-74 bridge; ‘a historic day’

State Sen. Neil Anderson (R-Andalusia) celebrated the completion of the new Interstate-74 bridge that spans the Mississippi River and connects Illinois and Iowa. According to the American Institute of Steel Construction, the new bridge replaces the existing structure that is more than 80 years old. “This billion dollar investment will help bridge the gap and …

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Rock Island Today: Anderson: ‘The majority party in charge is crippling our workers and families’

State Sen. Neil Anderson (R-Moline) argues a new Kiplinger report calling attention to the state’s rising tax rates tells you everything you need to know about the negative effect Democrats have had on the state’s direction. “Illinois ranked as one of the ‘least’ tax-friendly states to middle-class families,” Anderson posted on Facebook. “The majority party …

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NEIL ANDERSON ANNOUNCES RE-ELECTION RUN FOR NEW SENATE SEAT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2021                                              NEIL ANDERSON ANNOUNCES RE-ELECTION RUN FOR NEW SENATE SEAT Popular two-term State Senator officially announces he will seek re-election in 2022 ANDALUSIA, IL – Neil Anderson (R-Andalusia), the popular state Senator who has served the Quad Cities region for the past 2 terms announced today that he …

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Rock Island Today: Illinois’ Anderson challenges Pritzker’s emergency authority as ‘constituents demand’

Republican state Sen. Neil Anderson argues Illinois’ troubled state scream for change in the way Gov. J.B. Pritzker has elected to battle COVID-19. “For nearly two years now, we’ve seen the governor take a unilateral approach at mitigations and mandates,” Anderson said at an Oct. 26 news conference on the subject. “Trying to figure out …

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