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Friday, April 22, 2016
Rep. Frese Excited to See Negotiations Made for Crucial Higher Education Funding

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Randy Frese (R-Paloma) sat in on some intense legislative action in Springfield on Thursday and Friday, as negotiations were made to get Higher Education institutions some…


Friday, March 11, 2016
Comptroller Urges Taxpayers to Register for Illinois Tax Refund Alert System

CHICAGO – As her office begins issuing state income tax refunds, Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munger urged taxpayers to register online to check the status of their refunds and sign up…


Friday, March 4, 2016
Dems Reject Republican Efforts to Stay in Springfield and Avoid Month Long Recess

Before adjourning for a month, Republican State Rep. Tom Demmer motioned to bring back session tomorrow so that legislators can continue to work and solve the budget impasse. House rules require this…


Thursday, March 3, 2016
Rep. Randy Frese Stands Against Further Misappropriations

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Randy Frese (R-Paloma) watched the majority party undergo another faulty process in which spending bills were filed that wildly exceed revenues.  The Comptroller’s Office has already…


Friday, February 19, 2016
Governor Rauner Vetoes “False Promise” to Students

SPRINGFIELD – Governor Rauner today vetoed legislation that falsely promised MAP grant recipients their educational funding. The Governor has long warned that legislation from the General Assembly without a proper…


Thursday, February 18, 2016
Rep. Randy Frese Stands with Governor Rauner in Hopes for Balanced Budget that Prioritizes Education

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Randy Frese (R-Paloma) watched Governor Rauner discuss his plans to still bring the balanced budget he promised taxpayers, while prioritizing education in a call for a…


Monday, February 8, 2016
Updates

Budget – Comptroller’s Report ·         Comptroller Munger warns of $6.2 billion price for budget gridlock.  In a report to Illinois residents on Tuesday, February 2, the Illinois Comptroller projected that…


Wednesday, January 27, 2016
State of the State Address – January 27

Watch the Governor’s State of the State address on January 27, at noon, right from your computer.    


Friday, January 22, 2016
Statewide Updates

FY16 Budget ·         University of Illinois: declining State credit levying a cost on taxpayers.  Illinois is ranked 50thof 50 in terms of its financial probity and ability to repay its…


Thursday, January 14, 2016
Get Involved! Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

This coming Monday, January 18 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Serve Illinois, the state’s Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service, is encouraging Illinoisans to get involved and make a…