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WEEK IN REVIEW: April 1-5, 2019

Citizens and advocacy groups from across the state crowded the Capitol during the week, voicing their support or opposition to hundreds of bills currently being

WEEK IN REVIEW: March 18-22, 2019

Senate Committees met throughout the week, considering a wide variety of legislation ahead of the March 22 deadline to move Senate Bills out of committees.

Week-in-review: March 4-8

Before lawmakers returned to Springfield on March 5, members of the Senate Subcommittee on Capital met in Edwardsville to discuss capital and infrastructure needs throughout

Week-in-review: February 25 – March 1

Ratings agencies gave Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker’s budget proposal the cold shoulder this week, noting a dependence on one-shot revenues, an uncertain pension proposal and

Week-in-review: February 18 – 22

Illinois’ new Governor outlined his spending plan for the coming year, and a controversial minimum-wage measure has been signed into law. Also during the week,

Syverson reacts to Governor’s Budget Address

On Feb. 23, newly-elected Governor JB Pritzker delivered his first-ever budget address before members of the General Assembly. State Senator Dave Syverson (R-Rockford) issued the

Week-in-review: February 4 – 8

Just weeks into the start of spring Legislative Session, the Senate voted on a Democrat initiative to incrementally increase the minimum wage to $15 an

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