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Sen. Bailey to Serve on Several Statewide Commissions

SPRINGFIELD-  State Senator Darren Bailey (R-Louisville) will be lending his knowledge, leadership, and work ethic to three statewide efforts focused on developing solutions for major issues. Bailey was recently appointed to serve on the Illinois Commission on the Elimination of Poverty, the Commission on... Read More.

Statewide Unemployment Rate Down, Jobs Up in March 2021

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate decreased -0.3 percentage point to 7.1 percent, while nonfarm payrolls were up +32,200 jobs in March, based on preliminary data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and... Read More.

Statewide Unemployment Rate Down, Jobs Up in February 2021

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate decreased -0.3 percentage point to 7.4 percent, while nonfarm payrolls were up +21,100 jobs in February, based on preliminary data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and... Read More.

Statewide Unemployment Rate Down, Jobs Up in January 2021

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate decreased -0.3 percentage point to 7.7 percent, while nonfarm payrolls were up +9,700 jobs in January, based on preliminary data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and... Read More.

Sen. Bailey Works to Help Ease Statewide Teacher Shortage

SPRINGFIELD- As school districts across Illinois continue to struggle with hiring teachers to fill openings, many in the field point to the government-mandated edTPA test as a significant roadblock to future teachers. State Senator Darren Bailey (R-Louisville) has filed legislation to eliminate the state’s... Read More.