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Senator Syverson’s Week in Review: March 14 – 18

<p><span style=”font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;”><strong><span style=”color: black;”>Springfield, IL &ndash;</span></strong><span style=”color: black;”> Illinois Senate Republicans are urging their Democrat counterparts in the House and Senate to

Senator Syverson’s Week in Review: March 7 – 11

<p style=”margin-bottom: 8pt; text-align: justify;”><span style=”font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;”><strong><span>SPRINGFIELD, IL&mdash;</span></strong> Legislation that would adequately fund MAP grants and higher education stalled during the week as

Senator Syverson’s Week in Review: Feb. 29 – March 3

<p style=”margin-bottom: 10pt;”><span style=”font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;”><strong><span>SPRINGFIELD &ndash; </span></strong>Democrat lawmakers continued to play politics with higher education during the week, voting to add more than

Senator Syverson’s Week in Review: Feb. 22 – 26

<p><strong><span>SPRINGFIELD &ndash;</span></strong><span> Even as Gov. Bruce Rauner tours the state talking about his proposals to improve education quality and services in Illinois, Democrat lawmakers are

Senator Syverson’s Week in Review: Feb. 15 – 19

<p style=”margin-bottom: 0.0001pt;”><span style=”font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;”>Governor Bruce Rauner used his annual budget address to extend an olive branch to legislative leaders, offering two paths

Senator Syverson’s Week in Review: Feb. 1 – 5

<p style=”margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;”><span style=”font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;”><strong><span>SPRINGFIELD &ndash;</span></strong> Gov. Bruce Rauner has begun working with lawmakers to implement reforms from his Jan. 27

Senator Syverson’s Week in Review: Jan. 25 – 29

<p><span style=”font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;”><strong><span>SPRINGFIELD &ndash;</span></strong> Gov. Bruce Rauner presented his vision for Illinois on Jan. 27 in the annual &ldquo;State of the State&rdquo; address,

Democrats refuse to fund MAP grants and Community Colleges

<p style=”background: white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;”><span style=”font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;”><strong><span>SPRINGFIELD &ndash;</span></strong> Democrats in the Illinois General Assembly pushed through legislation Jan. 28 purported