• Senate Week in Review: August 15-19, 2016

    Springfield, Ill. – The Illinois School Funding Reform Commission met for a second time during the week and Gov. Bruce Rauner announced the creation of a charitable foundation to provide additional financial support for Illinois’ two state fairgrounds. In other state news, recently-signed laws create sepsis protocols that will save lives, assist veterans and their families, and allow police officers to adopt retiring K-9 police dogs ... read more...
  • Charitable foundation will protect and preserve Illinois State Fairs

    Springfield, IL. – A newly-formed charitable foundation will work with state government to enhance and improve Illinois’ two State Fair sites, according to State Sen. Dave Luechtefeld, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee. read more...
  • Senate Week in Review: Aug. 8 -12, 2016

    Springfield, Ill. – Recently signed laws seek to expand teen voting rights, prevent deaths due to life-threatening allergic reactions, and educate new drivers on how to react to police stops. read more...
  • Senate Week in Review: Aug. 1 -5, 2016

    A newly-formed bipartisan commission created by Gov. Bruce Rauner tasked with recommending a comprehensive solution to reform Illinois’ school funding formula met this week for the first time... read more...
  • Senate Week in Review: July 18 – 22, 2016

    SPRINGFIELD – A new law signed this week, “Molly’s Law,” will help the families of crime victims by extending the statute of limitations on violent crimes and strengthening Illinois’ Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) laws. Additional measures were also signed this week, which include: expanding insurance coverage in Illinois to include cutting-edge breast cancer screenings, targeting the retail sales of synthetic drugs and reinforcing the state’s commitment to early childhood education. read more...

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State Capitol Office

103B State House
Springfield, Illinois 62706

Phone: 217-782-8137

Fax: 217-782-4079


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Okawville, Illinois 62271

Phone: 618-243-9014

Fax: 618-243-5376


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Murphysboro, IL 62966
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