Kane State’s Attorney, Board Chair candidates face off in Zoom forum

Kane State's Attorney, Board Chair candidates face off in Zoom forum

Caption Affordable housing and gun safety were a few of the topics during a recent Zoom candidate forum for chairman of the Kane County Board and Kane County State’s Attorney. Stay informed with Shaw Local’s Election Central . Research your ballot, where the candidates stand on the issues and set yourself up with a reminder to vote. Affordable housing and gun safety were a few of the topics discussed during a recent Zoom candidate forum for chairman of the Kane County Board and Kane County State’s Attorney. The forum was hosted by the Fox River Valley Initiative, a nonpartisan group comprised of 18 religious and civic institutions organized across Kane County. All four candidates participated in the forum. Democrat Jamie Mosser of Campton Hills and Republican Bob Spence of Batavia are running for Kane County State’s Attorney while Democrat Corinne Pierog of Batavia and Republican Dave Rickert of Elgin are running for Kane County Board chairman. Fox Valley Valley Initiative is pushing for decriminalizing mental illness and substance use disorder, more affordable housing, more measures for gun safety and more government transparency. The group is pushing for fingerprint locks on guns to ensure only the owner can fire them. “There is not a day that goes by that I am not aware of the personal stories of those affected by the shortage of affordable housing, inadequate support and treatment for those struggling with mental illness and substance use disorder and gun violence,” the Rev. Stacy Walker of St. Charles […]

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