• Senate Week in Review: September 15 - 19, 2014

    The Governor’s bungled “anti-violence” program continues to draw scrutiny, said State Sen. Dave Luechtefeld (R-Okawville), as media reports revealed this week that a federal grand jury in Chicago has issued a subpoena requesting records relating to Pat Quinn’s $54.5 million Neighborhood Recovery Initiative (NRI). read more...
  • Senate Week in Review: September 8 - 12, 2014

    Illinois has received some encouraging economic news lately, with recent drops in the state’s historically high unemployment rate and other signs that an improving national economy may finally be boosting the state’s outlook. read more...
  • Luechtefeld: Efforts to Privatize World Shooting and Recreational Complex Deserves Thoughtful Approach

    Okawville, IL. – Long-time advocate for, and champion behind, the creation of the World Shooting and Recreational Complex in Sparta is urging caution after media reports surfaced recently about privatizing the popular facility. read more...
  • Senate Week in Review: September 1 - 5, 2014

    A state audit revealed continued problems in the Expanded All Kids state health insurance program; a bipartisan legislative committee is set to begin its review of state rules on hydraulic fracturing; and patient applications are now being accepted for the state’s medical marijuana program, State Sen. Dave Luechtefeld (R-Okawville) said. read more...
  • Senate Week in Review: August 25 - 29, 2014

    The Governor concluded action on all bills sent to him during the 2014 legislative session, approving more than 100 measures and vetoing bills that would have established regulations for ridesharing companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar and brought uniformity to speed limits on Interstates and toll highways, said State Senator Dave Luechtefeld (R-Okawville). read more...

District Information

State Capitol Office

103B State House
Springfield, Illinois 62706

Phone: 217-782-8137

Fax: 217-782-4079


700 North Front Street
Okawville, Illinois 62271

Phone: 618-243-9014

Fax: 618-243-5376


300 E. Main Street
Carbondale, IL 62901
Phone: 618-529-3866
Fax:  618-529-2788