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Friday, February 23, 2024
Budget, Emissions, Estate Tax, and More

The Pritzker Plan On Wednesday Governor Pritzker proposed a $52.7 billion state budget for FY 2025…the largest budget in state history. He has no more Federal COVID dollars to bail…


Friday, February 16, 2024
Corruption Sentence, Budget Address, Basketball Champions and more

We need ethics reform! This week, former Speaker Mike Madigan’s Chief of Staff was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison for making false declarations before a grand jury and obstruction of justice….


Friday, February 9, 2024
Budget Priorities, Manufacturing Grants, Panthers in the House, and More

Budget Priorities House Republicans have laid out our priorities for the new state budget that we will adopt before we adjourn this spring. With hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars…


Tuesday, November 7, 2023
Last Chance This Year to End the Nuclear Energy Moratorium

The Illinois House returns for the second week of the fall veto session today. It is our final chance to act on the major issues facing our state before the…


Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Report Outlines DCFS Failures, SPARK Bills Would Help Protect Vulnerable Children

We cannot allow DCFS to continue to fail Illinois families. The agency needs a complete overhaul, strong leadership, and a clear direction forward to ensure children in our state’s care…


Tuesday, September 26, 2023
SAFE-T Act Continues to Benefit Criminals

Two men from California who were caught transporting more than 5,000 pounds of illegal cannabis in our state have been released from jail under the “no cash bail” provisions of…


Friday, September 8, 2023
The Cost of Eliminating Cash Bail, Supporting Specialty Crops, Illinois Fall Festivals, and More

Morgan County Officials Highlight Loss of Revenue from Elimination of Cash Bail The looming end of cash bail in Illinois later this month is not only a public safety concern;…


Tuesday, August 29, 2023
New DMV Hours/Appointment Policy Begin September 1

Some driver service facilities across Illinois will require appointments starting September , including a location in Quincy. Click below to see if facilities nearest you will be impacted. https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/need-to-renew-your-illinois-drivers-license-you-may-soon-need-an-appointment/3214293/


Friday, August 25, 2023
Another Guilty Verdict, New Law Signings, Hazardous Materials Collection, and More

How Many Corruption Convictions will it Take? Tim Mapes, the Chief of Staff to former House Speaker Mike Madigan, was found guilty of perjury and obstruction of justice yesterday afternoon. The conviction…


Thursday, August 24, 2023
Nuclear Power Will Help Meet Illinois’ Energy Demands

We have the opportunity to provide residents with low-cost and reliable clean energy by lifting Illinois’ ban on new nuclear construction. Rep. Frese this spring co-sponsored and helped pass SB76 that would…