Category: News

SENATE WEEK IN REVIEW: August 12-16, 2019

Landmark anti-sexual harassment and discrimination reforms, and a measure aimed at reducing property taxes by allowing for some government consolidation have recently been signed into

SENATE WEEK IN REVIEW: July 15-19, 2019

In the wake of a recent federal Supreme Court ruling, Senate Republicans are renewing their call to pass a state Constitutional Amendment to allow voters

SENATE WEEK IN REVIEW: July 8-12, 2019

Recent earthquakes in California are prompting calls for earthquake awareness in Illinois from the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA). The request also coincides with IEMA’s

Syverson: Casino coming to Rockford

Legislation that expands gaming in Illinois and directs funds toward constructing a highly-anticipated casino in Rockford will soon be on its way to the Governor

SENATE WEEK IN REVIEW: May 20-24, 2019

Despite the looming end of the regularly scheduled spring legislative session with its scheduled May 31 adjournment rapidly approaching, it appears a great deal of

WEEK IN REVIEW: May 13-17, 2019

Controversy continues to swirl around Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s plan to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for adults in Illinois, while it appears a great

Senate Week in Review: May 6-10, 2019

Controversy surrounding Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s plan to legalize recreational cannabis dominated the week, while a MAP grant expansion proposal that could cost current college students