• Senate Week in Review: September 19 – 23, 2016

    Springfield - A state school funding reform commission held its fourth meeting during the week as part of the ongoing effort to identify a better way to fund Illinois schools. Also, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) announced awardees of its prestigious Guardian of Small Business award. read more...
  • Senate Week in Review: Sept. 12 – 16, 2016

    SPRINGFIELD – Changes were made this week to the Senate Republican leadership team following the Sept. 15 retirement of Deputy Senate Republican Leader Matt Murphy (R-Palatine) from legislative office. Also during the week, the Illinois Supreme Court once again affirms that it will not allow Illinois residents to have a voice in how legislative districts are drawn. Meanwhile, Illinois gets a win as IDOC and IDHS team up to help mentally ill inmates and end a long legal battle that predates the c read more...
  • Senate Week in Review: September 5-9, 2016

    Springfield, Ill. – Estimates that the state’s bill backlog could reach an unprecedented $14 billion by 2017 underscores the importance of enacting systemic government reforms to bring jobs to Illinois and boost the economy. That message was stressed during a recent address by the President and CEO of the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association, and reinforced during the announcement of a state-supported investment in a bioprocessing research lab that could bring up to 20,000 jobs to Illinois. read more...
  • Senate Week in Review: August 28 – Sept. 2, 2016

    Springfield – With the waning days of summer comes the beginning of the school year for Illinois students. Though schools will open on time due to the approval of the stopgap budget passed in late June, Senate Republicans stressed the General Assembly’s work is not done ... read more...
  • Senate Week in Review: August 22-26, 2016

    SPRINGFIELD – The General Assembly must take action in light of an Illinois Supreme Court decision Aug. 25 against a redistricting referendum that would let citizens voice their opinion on the way legislative district boundaries are drawn ... read more...

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