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New laws taking effect January 1, 2018

<p style=”margin-left: 0.5in;”><span style=”font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial;”>1.&nbsp;<strong>Bail Reform Act of 2017 and State RICO Extension (SB 2034/PA 100-0001):</strong> Grants a right to counsel at bail

Senator Syverson’s Week in Review: December 11 – 15

<p style=”margin: 6pt 0in 0.0001pt;”><span style=”font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;”><strong><span style=”font-size: 12pt; color: black;”>SPRINGFIELD &ndash; </span></strong><span style=”font-size: 12pt;”>As 2017 winds to a close, legislative action for

Senator Syverson’s Week in Review: Nov. 20 – 24

<p style=”margin: 6pt 0in 0.0001pt;”><span style=”font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;”><strong><span style=”font-size: 12pt;”>Slight Improvement in Jobs</span></strong></span></p> <span style=”font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;”> </span> <p style=”margin: 6pt 0in 0.0001pt;”><span

Senator Syverson’s Week in Review: Nov. 13 – 17

<p><span style=”font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;”><strong><span style=”font-size: 12pt; color: black;”>SPRINGFIELD, IL &ndash;</span></strong><strong><span style=”font-size: 12pt;”> </span></strong><span style=”font-size: 12pt;”>Legislation addressing sexual harassment complaints and providing tax credits for

Senator Syverson’s Week in Review: Nov. 6 – 10

<p><span style=”font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;”><strong><span style=”font-size: 12pt; color: black;”>SPRINGFIELD, IL &ndash;</span></strong><strong><span style=”font-size: 12pt;”> </span></strong><span style=”font-size: 12pt;”>On November 4, the Legislative Ethics Commission appointed a new

Senator Syverson’s Week in Review: October 23 – 27

<p style=”margin: 6pt 0in 0.0001pt;”><span style=”font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;”><strong><span style=”font-size: 12pt; color: black;”>SPRINGFIELD, IL &ndash;</span></strong><strong><span style=”font-size: 12pt;”> </span></strong><span style=”font-size: 12pt;”>Lawmakers returned to the Capitol this

Senator Syverson’s Week in Review: October 16 – 20

<p><strong><span style=”font-size: 9pt; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: black;”>SPRINGFIELD, IL &ndash;</span></strong><span style=”font-size: 9pt; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: black;”>Lawmakers are preparing to return the Capitol next week for the

Senator Syverson’s Week in Review: October 9 – 13

<p style=”margin: 6pt 0in 0.0001pt;”><span style=”font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;”><strong><span style=”font-size: 12pt; color: black;”>SPRINGFIELD, IL &ndash;</span></strong><strong><span style=”font-size: 12pt;”> </span></strong><span style=”font-size: 12pt;”>This week, legislation was introduced in