State Senator Darren Bailey (R-Louisville) released the following statement following Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signing HB3653. “This is a dangerous new law that will make our communities less safe, it’s that simple. I had hoped Governor Pritzker would listen to the voices of... Read More.
State Senator Darren Bailey (R-Louisville) released the following statement following Illinois Governor JB Pritzker’s budget address. “Last year at this time, the Governor put forward an unbalanced budget that relied on tax hikes that hadn’t passed, financial help that might not be coming,... Read More.
State Senator Darren Bailey (R-Louisville) released the following statement following the Senate Health Committee’s Feb. 11th subject matter hearing on COVID-19 vaccinations… “While I’m honored to have the opportunity to serve on this committee, our first meeting was very disappointing. Our state’s vaccination... Read More.
State Senator Darren Bailey (R-Louisville) is working to make sure that residents of the 55th Senate District have regular opportunities to get help with state government issues or questions. His district office staff will be rotating through 10 different locations each month to be... Read More.
Lifelong farmer State Sen.Darren Bailey (R-Louisville) will be leading ag-related legislative efforts for Republicans in the Illinois Senate as the ranking GOP-member of the chamber’s Agriculture Committee. “Our family farms and agri-businesses are... Read More.
Darren Bailey says he’ll continue his tradition of being accessible as he begins serving as the new State Senator for the 55th Senate District. Ray Watt reports…
Mattoon, ILL - State Sen. Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) urges Gov. J.B. Pritzker to act on unemployment benefits for small business owners and self-proprietors not typically eligible for unemployment benefits. Under the recently signed federal stimulus law, small business owners and self-proprietors are now eligible for... Read More.
AARP Illinois will host a legislative update luncheon July 24 in Harrisburg. The event will give Illinoisans concerned about issues facing those 50-plus an opportunity to meet their state elected officials and hear about issues important to them. State Senator Dale Fowler and State... Read More.
Laws taking effect January 1, 2018 1. Bail Reform Act of 2017 and State RICO Extension (SB 2034/PA 100-0001):Grants a right to counsel at bail hearings, provides for mandatory bail re-hearings on nonviolent offenses, and provides that any bail set should be non-monetary and that... Read More.
State Sen. Dale Righter Rose (R-Mattoon) issued the following statement in response to Gov. Bruce Rauner calling for a Special Session: “This is the right thing to do. It’s the job of the legislature to pass a balanced budget. Constitutionally, the... Read More.