Now that the spring session is over for lawmakers, Senator Darren Bailey is looking back on the last five months. And he’s not happy. He says this legislative session has damaged the state from remapping the Illinois Supreme Court to the budget which he says... Read More.
State Senator Darren Bailey says if Senate Bill 818 becomes law, it will introduce blatant pornography into local school systems. The Keeping Youth Safe and Healthy Act creates personal health and safety standards for grades K-5 as well as updates and expands comprehensive sexual... Read More.
Story/audio courtesy of IRN... The Illinois Senate has passed a bill which establishes a teacher and principal mentoring program. The bill’s sponsor, Senator Kimberly Lightford says the goal of the legislation is to make an investment in high-quality mentoring and induction for new teachers and... Read More.
Illinois Sen. Darren Bailey announced Monday he will seek the Republican nomination for governor in 2022… Bailey made the announcement Monday alongside family and friends at the Thelma Keller Convention Center in Effingham. He was sworn in as state senator in January, and previously served as... Read More.
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.
Pictured (l-r) are Retired Assistant Majority Leader N. Duane Noland, Matt Lees Chair of the Social Sciences Division, SIC Alumna Dana Hooven, Legislative Aide. Southeastern Illinois College students got an inside... Read More.
Former 54th District state Sen. William “Bill” O’Daniel died Wednesday at Fairfield Memorial Hospital. He was 93. O’Daniel served as a member of the Illinois House from 1974-77 and in the Illinois Senate from 1984 until... Read More.
In 1983, April was proclaimed the first National Child Abuse Prevention Month. As a result, child abuse and neglect awareness activities are promoted across the country during April of each year. On April 6, Children’s Advocacy Centers of Illinois (CACI) will host a Legislative... Read More.