TEUTOPOLIS…State Representative Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) opposes the legislation passed in the last General Assembly just before he was sworn in as the new Representative for the 109th District. House Bill 3653 awaits the governor’s action. “I urge the governor to veto House Bill 3653 as... 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.
Legislation that would put a cap on state spending while also linking the growth of state spending to the growth in the state’s economy is being pushed by State Sen. Dale Righter (R-Mattoon). Righter is co-sponsoring SJRCA 21 to ensure... Read More.
Speaker Michael J. Madigan issued the following statement Monday after the House voted to pass Senate Bill 8, a package of reforms negotiated by Gov. Bruce Rauner to help streamline acquisition of goods and services, reducing costs to the state: “Today’s passage... Read More.
House Speaker Michael J. Madigan, D-Chicago, issued the following statement Wednesday after Gov. Bruce Rauner’s Budget Address: “Throughout my time in state government, legislators and governors from both parties have agreed that the state budget must be a priority. While the House... Read More.
Governor Bruce Rauner today joined Illinois Department of Corrections Director John Baldwin to highlight efforts the administration has made to transform the Department of Corrections (DOC) along with other criminal justice reforms. The governor pointed out nearly 13,000 security, non-security and contract DOC staff have participated in a two-day Mental Illness... Read More.
Taxpayers and communities will benefit from reforms suggested by a state task force to reduce unfunded mandates on local communities and reduce the number of local governments in Illinois, according to State Senator Dale Righter (R-Mattoon). After nearly a year of study... Read More.