The Senate Republican Caucus is reminding residents of resources available of them to dispose of unwanted medications, including controlled substances like opioids.
Senator Chuck Weaver will be hosting two free community events in October to talk with local residents about community and legislative issues.
On October 10, State Sen. Dale Fowler (R-Harrisburg) welcomed dozens of high school students from across the 59th Senate District to his annual Youth Advisory Council, a unique, hands-on opportunity for area students to learn about and experience state government and public policy.
As Veterans Day approaches, and we look for ways to honor Illinois veterans and tell their incredible stories, State Sen. Neil Anderson is asking constituents to submit a photo and tribute to a loved one who has served in the United States Armed Forces to be displayed on the Veterans Day Wall of Honor in the Illinois State Capitol Nov. 4-15.
Senator Jim Oberweis will host two free community events to help constituents learn more about preventing ID theft and consumer fraud, and about better understanding the federal Medicare program.
Senator Chuck Weaver and Representative Ryan Spain will be joined by local business leaders and elected officials October 14 to announce details of a major natural gas infrastructure improvement project in Southern LaSalle County.
As Veterans Day approaches, Senator Jil Tracy is asking constituents to submit a photo and tribute to a loved one who has served in the United States Armed Forces to be displayed on the Veterans Day Wall of Honor in the Illinois State Capitol, November 4-15.
As Veterans Day approaches, Senator Jim Oberweis is asking constituents to share a photo and tribute to a loved one who has served in the United States Armed Forces to be displayed on the Veterans Day Wall of Honor in the Illinois State Capitol, November 4-15.
With Veterans Day right around the corner, State Senator Jason Plummer (R-Edwardsville) is encouraging constituents to honor the brave men and women who have served our country. Constituents are encouraged to submit a photo and write a tribute to a loved one who has served in the United States Armed Forces to be displayed on the Veterans Day Wall of Honor in the Illinois State Capitol from November 4-15.
As Veterans Day approaches, and we look for ways to honor Illinois veterans and tell their incredible stories, the Senate Republican Caucus is asking constituents to submit a photo and tribute to a loved one who has served in the United States Armed Forces to be displayed on the Veterans Day “Wall of Honor” in the Illinois State Capitol Nov. 4-15.
Personal finance publication Kiplinger has ranked all U.S. states to determine which is the most, and the least, tax-friendly, based on the tax burden placed on residents. Illinois takes the bottom spot least tax-friendly, primarily due to the property tax burden.
This is tremendous news for the people of Willowbrook and the surrounding communities. The risks involved with this facility re-opening were simply too great to the public health...
State Sen. John Curran (R-Downers Grove) has been appointed to serve on a task force that will develop solutions to combat the ongoing opioid crisis.
Opioid addiction continues to take lives in every corner of Illinois. This is a crisis that knows no cultural, economic, or ethnic borders...
The Illinois EPAs approval of Sterigenics permit is disappointing, but not unexpected. Since the beginning of this public health crisis I have stood with the residents of Willowbrook and worked with them to ensure this facility never again reopens...
As both a businessman and legislator, I hope I can lend my unique skill set to this important cause, said Weaver. I look forward to working with colleagues, stakeholders, and members of the business community to increase participation for disadvantaged, minority and women-owned business enterprises.
State Senator Jason Plummer (54th), today, called for Senate Democrat leadership and the Governor to help advance a Fair Map Constitutional Amendment in the fall Veto Session. Currently, a bipartisan group of 37 Senators have signed on to sponsor Senate Joint Resolution Constitutional Amendment 4. The amendment would pave the way for independently drawn legislative maps and allow citizens to weigh in on the redistricting process.
State Senator Don DeWitte (R-St. Charles) has been appointed to serve as a member of the Illinois Childrens Mental Health Partnership (ICMHP), which is a statewide, public/private partnership of policymakers and advocates in Illinois committed to improving the scope, quality, and access of mental health programs, services, and support for children.
The use of ethylene oxide (EtO) for sterilization could soon be banned in heavily-populated areas, as part of new bipartisan legislation co-sponsored by State Sen. John Curran (R-Downers Grove) along with several other lawmakers from both sides of the aisle...
A new Illinois law will ensure appropriate emergency personnel can respond quickly, and safely in an emergency situation.
Outdoor sporting enthusiasts will have the opportunity to learn about new laws and important dates at the Sportsmens Legislative Update hosted by Senator Jil Tracy September 4 in Beardstown.
State Senator Dale Fowler (R-Harrisburg) hopes the Tamms Minimum Security Unit will see renewed purpose under his legislation that was signed in to law on Friday, August 23. House Bill 210 seeks to identify potential uses of the currently-unoccupied Tamms Correctional Center.
In an effort to provide transparency regarding the number of public buildings that are not compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Gov. Pritzker signed State Senator Dan McConchies (R-Hawthorn Woods) legislation that requires the Attorney General to post data on ADA violations.
Craft distilleries will now be allowed to deliver and sell their products directly to bars, restaurants and stores, as well as open distill pubs under a new law sponsored by State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods).
Senator Chuck Weaver is hosting a Town Hall Aug. 27 in Galesburg.
Young and aspiring hunters across Illinois will now have more chances to successfully bring home some venison, as part of an expansion of youth hunting thanks to legislation co-sponsored by State Senator Paul Schimpf (R-Waterloo) and signed into law on August 23rd by Governor JB Pritzker...
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