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Thursday, March 3, 2022
Madigan Indictment Raises More Questions

Yesterday, former longtime Democratic Speaker of the House, Michael J. Madigan was indicted on federal racketeering conspiracy and bribery charges following a federal probe into political corruption in the state…


Saturday, February 26, 2022
Pritzker’s School Mask Mandate Ends Monday

The Illinois Supreme Court has declined to hear Governor Pritzker’s appeal to keep his school mask mandate in place. The mask mandate will officially be lifted on Monday. Read more here.


Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Follow Along With This Week’s Legislative Session

The House is back in session today starting at noon. We are scheduled to be in Springfield for the rest of the week as we approach the committee deadline for…


Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Rep. Frese: Governor Still Missing a Realistic, Long Term Plan for Illinois’ Recovery

After watching the Governor’s combined budget/state of the state address today, State Representative Randy Frese said he was disappointed that Governor Pritzker once again delivered a political stump speech rather…


Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Watch the Governor’s Budget Address Live

Governor Pritzker will deliver his annual budget address today at noon. You can watch the address live here.


Tuesday, February 1, 2022
On this date…Illinois is the first state to ratify the 13th Amendment

Today marks the first day of Black History Month and a celebration of the achievements and contributions of Black Americans in our nation’s history.  On this day in 1865, our state…


Friday, January 28, 2022
Watch Today’s Hearing into DCFS Failures

Since the beginning of the New Year House Republicans have been demanding hearings to investigate leadership failures at DCFS that have endangered children and resulted in the Director being found…


Thursday, January 27, 2022
#WeRemember

On this day 77 years ago, the Soviet army opened the gates of the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland liberating thousands of prisoners. Today, on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we pay tribute…


Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Drivers Services Facilities Reopen

Illinois Driver Services facilities have resumed in-person transactions this week. Online options are still available if you want to skip the line. Read more here.


Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Democrats Cancel Another Week of Legislative Session

Session days originally scheduled for this week have been canceled. We have a lot we need to achieve over the next few months to get our state on a better path…