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.

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…

Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Beardstown Town Hall, Gun Ban, State Fair, and more

Great Evening in Beardstown I want to thank everyone who joined me in Beardstown for a great discussion last week.  I was pleased to meet and greet several dozen Cass…

Friday, August 4, 2023
State Employees Among Those Being Investigated for Pandemic Relief Fraud

Dozens of state employees across multiple agencies are under investigation for claims they fraudulently obtained payments from the Paycheck Protection Program.

Friday, July 7, 2023
Nuclear Energy Ban, Estate Tax, Invest in Kids, and More

Lawmakers look to lift the ban on nuclear energy permits Illinois lawmakers worked to lift the 36-year-old ban on new nuclear energy construction permits this spring, with Senate Bill 76 receiving bipartisan support and…

Friday, June 30, 2023
Illinois/Midwest Companies Take a Hit from Biden Biodiesel Quotas

The Caucus Blog of the Illinois House Republicans: Biden Biodiesel Quotas a Blow to ADM and others

Friday, June 23, 2023
FOID card legal battle moves forward in Sangamon County

Attorneys have presented oral arguments in the Sangamon County court battle over the constitutionality of FOID cards in Illinois.

Tuesday, June 13, 2023
Illinois Should be a Destination for Growth

The more burdens we put on residents and job creators, the more we push people away from our state. If we focused on making Illinois an affordable place to call…