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Saturday, May 25, 2024
National Road Trip Day!

Happy National Road Trip Day! Whether you are traveling across the state or the country, road trips are a fantastic way to see the incredible sights and locations all around…


Friday, May 24, 2024
Where’s the Budget?, Election Power Grab Challenge, Germanfest, and More

Where’s the Budget? Today was our scheduled adjournment day…and that didn’t happen. Late yesterday Speaker Welch scheduled us to be in session both Saturday and Sunday. The hold-up is the…


Friday, May 24, 2024
Session End Update-Dems May Miss their Own Budget Deadline

It looks like Democrats may blow past their self-imposed budget deadline again this year. Republicans have once again been cut out of the process. We have to work together if…


Thursday, May 23, 2024
Illinois House Honors Fallen Servicemembers

The House Memorial Day ceremony was held this week, honoring the members of the U.S. Armed Forces who have lost their lives in service to our nation. This annual ceremony…


Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Stay Safe During Dust Storms

Dust storms forced the closure of two Illinois interstates yesterday and can pose a serious danger to drivers. Here are some safety tips to remember if you find yourself in…


Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Living in Jacksonville Can Really Pay Off

There are more perks to living in Jacksonville, IL than you may have been aware of. 2 Illinois cities that will pay you thousands of dollars to live there (sj-r.com)


Monday, May 13, 2024
Honor Those Who Protect and Serve

National Police Week honors the incredible sacrifice and contributions of law enforcement officers across the nation. Thank you to all police officers for your continued dedication to the safety of…


Sunday, May 12, 2024
Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the incredible mothers who do so much for others! Make sure to show your appreciation for the mothers in your life today and every…


Friday, May 10, 2024
Final Weeks, Budget Hole, Department of Early Childhood, and More

Pritzker’s budget hole Our scheduled session day today was canceled by the Speaker. We have TWO weeks left until our scheduled adjournment and so far House Republicans have not been…


Friday, May 10, 2024
$800 Million Budget Hole

Despite our warnings, Illinois Democrats used one-time federal aid from the pandemic to justify long-term spending on pet projects and the expansion of state programs. Now that pandemic funds have…