November marked the beginning of a statewide public awareness campaign to help find those with Alzheimer’s or dementia who go missing. The Silver Search program is a new tool that helps train law enforcement agencies across the state on how to react in these unique missing person scenarios.
Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady (R-Bloomington) announced the appointment of five Senate Republicans and seven additional members who will serve on the newly created Senate Task Force on Sexual Discrimination and Harassment Awareness and Prevention.
A section of Illinois Highway 16 has been designated as the “Pfc. Gary Wayne Price Memorial Highway,” as a result of legislation sponsored by State Sen. Sam McCann (R-Plainview).
On Nov. 16, the Governor signed legislation introduced in response to recent allegations of sexual harassment in and around the Statehouse.
Dozens of high school students from Senate Republican districts across the state—from far north Lake County to deep south in Harrisburg—came together to participate in Youth Advisory Councils this week. The Youth Advisory Councils offer students a unique, hands-on opportunity to learn about and experience state government public policy.
Senator Karen McConnaughay sat down with Jak Tichenor of Illinois Lawmakers to talk about the need for change in the Statehouse.
Senator Dave Syverson sat down with Jak Tichenor with Illinois Lawmakers to talk about the fall veto session.
Senator Jason Barickman recently issued an open letter on the state ethics act. Click "read more" to see what Senator Barickman had to say.
Gov. Bruce Rauner signed into law a tax credit bill worth up to $750 for property owners in 18 Illinois counties where flood damages were sustained in July, including the Quad Cities region.
This week, the Technology and Manufacturing Association (TMA) gave State Senator Jil Tracy a perfect score on her 2017 Illinois Manufacturing Legislative Scorecard.
On November 15, 37 students from the 26th Senate District took part in State Senator Dan McConchie’s first Youth Advisory Council at the Ela Area Public Library, which gave students a hands-on learning experience about public policy and the legislative process.
Gov. Bruce Rauner announced the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) approved the state’s request for assistance to help people and businesses in northeastern Illinois recover from severe storms and floods that occurred July 11-27.
Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady announced on Monday that he is appointing State Senator Jil Tracy and four other Senate Republican members to serve on the newly created Senate Task Force on Sexual Discrimination and Harassment Awareness and Prevention.
The Illinois Firearm Deer Season opens with the first weekend of firearm hunting on Nov. 17-19, and hunters in Illinois are reminded to make safety their top priority throughout all of Illinois’ busiest hunting seasons.
The ILMFR, a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to honoring our fallen and supporting veteran organizations and Gold Star families, launches the “30 Seconds for 30 Days” challenge to honor the over 7,000 fallen soldiers whose names are engraved upon the granite of The Middle East Conflicts Wall Memorial, located in Marseilles.