Wednesday, November 29, 2023
Invest in Kids will Expire Without a Single (Required) Progress Report

The Invest in Kids scholarship program has helped more than 9,500 low-income students attend the schools that best meet their learning needs. Children and parents from across the state have…

Tuesday, November 28, 2023
Veto Session Nuclear Energy Compromise Awaits Governor’s Signature

Legislation passed during the fall veto session will allow for the construction of small modular reactors in Illinois. Here’s what that means for our state.

Saturday, November 25, 2023
Shop Small this Holiday Season!

Small Businesses are the backbone of local economies. This Small Business Saturday and throughout the Holiday Season please be sure to shop local and support the small businesses that make…

Thursday, November 23, 2023
Give Thanks!

The first Thanksgiving took place over 400 years ago, but the spirit of the holiday lives on today. It reminds us to be thankful for all that we have, including…

Tuesday, November 21, 2023
Migrant Crisis, Natural Gas Bills, Firearms Update, and More

$638 million is being spent on Chicago’s migrant crisis Late last week, Governor JB Pritzker announced his plan to spend $160 million in taxpayer funds to provide shelter and job…

Monday, November 20, 2023
Join Rep. Frese for Turkey and Ham Distribution today in Jacksonville

Rep. Frese is teaming with State Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer, State Sen Jil Tracy, and Meridian Health Plan of Illinois for a Thanksgiving holiday food giveaway Nov. 20 in Jacksonville. Meridian…

Sunday, November 19, 2023
160 Years Ago Today in Gettysburg…

On November 19, 1863, a dedication ceremony was held for the new Gettysburg Soldiers’ National Cemetery. The keynote speaker was Edward Everett, a famed orator who had served as a U.S….

Friday, November 17, 2023
Gas Utility Rates Will Rise…But not as Much as Providers Wanted

“Regulators at the Illinois Commerce Commission on Thursday unanimously approved rate hikes for four major natural gas utilities, but the little-known regulatory body’s decision was perhaps more notable for what…

Thursday, November 16, 2023
Families Brace for Loss of Invest in Kids Scholarships

Thousands of families across Illinois depend on the Invest in Kids scholarship program to put their children in the schools that best suit their learning needs. By failing to extend…

Monday, November 13, 2023
Invest in Kids, Nuclear Energy, Gun Registration Rules, and More

Illinois General Assembly concludes Fall Veto Session Week two of the Fall Veto Session was characterized more by what the Democratic Supermajority failed to deliver instead of what they did…