SPRINGFIELD– On the first day of the Illinois General Assembly, State Senator Darren Bailey (R-Louisville) has taken the oath of office and is beginning his first term in the Senate. “I’m excited to get to... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD…Today, Teutopolis native Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) was sworn in as the new State Representative for the 109th District. The district office will be located at 107 W. Main Street, Teutopolis, Illinois. “I am humbled to be... Read More.
Governor Bruce Rauner today framed his legislative agenda for the upcoming session of the Illinois General Assembly around two key imperatives: a truly balanced, full-year FY19 budget. To start the process, Rauner asked House and Senate leaders to meet with him to agree... Read More.
Despite more than 1,000 cases pending with an average wait time of four years to hear a discrimination case, the Illinois House voted today to block the consolidation of the Illinois Human Rights Commission (HRC) into the Illinois Department of Human Rights (DHR). “Madigan’s legislators... Read More.
Governor Rauner released a video message Thursday encouraging the General Assembly to take swift action on legislation that would enact statewide pension reform while delivering Chicago Public Schools the $215 million it has requested from the state. The Governor has pledged to... Read More.
State Representative David Reis (R-Ste. Marie) was appointed today to serve as an Assistant Minority Leader for the 100th General Assembly. Reis is beginning his beginning his 7th term representing the 109th District in the Illinois General Assembly, which covers portions of... Read More.
State Sen. Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) is sworn into office Jan. 11 in the Senate chambers of the Illinois Capitol. Righter was one of dozens of Senators who were sworn into office as part of the inauguration of the 100th Illinois General Assembly.
Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs will propose new legislation on Thursday to strengthen the life insurance law that went into effect this month. The proposal represents the next logical step to bring commonsense change to the life insurance industry because some companies have not paid... Read More.
With the end of the legislative session less than a week away, members of the Illinois House of Representatives were given a schedule Thursday afternoon setting up the weekend. Legislators will be in session beginning at 9 Friday morning, but then will... Read More.