First, let's give credit where credit is due. State Senator Don Harmon dropped his concerns about the constitutionality of the $160 million state pension plan fix and voted for the only "doable" pension reform in Springfield.
When you asked for more collaboration, we were listening. Collectively, all six Oak Park elected boards heard the citizen call for more collaboration to reduce expenses and derive the maximum benefit of taxpayer dollars.
A discussion on how to reduce gun violence in the United States: I read with interest "Gun rights with responsibilities" by Ken Trainor, et al [Viewpoints, Dec. 4]. I didn't know I had not signed onto this statement until I read so at the end of the article.
I want to thank John Erickson for his response (above right) to our statement "Gun Rights with Responsibilities." I was happy to see that he agrees that guns "should be kept away from criminals, the dangerously mentally ill, children and the suicidal."