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Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Illinois “Full Reopening” Plan Announcement Coming

The Governor is expected to unveil plans for Illinois’ Phase 5 of reopening later this week. Read more here.


Wednesday, March 3, 2021
What You Need to Know About the Remote Committee Process

Session days for the Illinois House have been canceled for this week and next, but committees are meeting remotely. Here’s what you need to know to participate and offer input…


Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Frese: Let Families of High School Athletes Watch Them Play!

Stressing that families and fans can safely return to local high school sporting events, Rep. Frese this week joined a bi-partisan coalition of legislators and state school organizations urging that…


Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Help Preserve Illinois’ Lincoln Heritage-Sign the Petition!

“The Orwellian idea of removing Lincoln from Chicago would be as vain as an attempt to erase the history of Chicago itself. ”  Read more at the Tribune here. Sign…


Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Frese: New Criminal Justice Reform Law Puts Rights of Criminals ahead of their Victims

Statement of State Representative Randy Frese on the signing into law Monday of House Bill 3653, “Criminal Justice Reforms” passed in the final hours of the 101st General Assembly’s lame…


Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Rep. Frese: Governor Not Honoring Agreement on Job Creating Business Reforms

Governor Pritzker today introduced a $41.588 billion proposed spending plan that relies on $41.708 billion in state revenues, including roughly $1.5 billion in additional revenues that are currently not provided…


Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Watch the State of the State/Budget Address Today

This year, Gov. Pritzker will deliver his annual State of the State and budget address virtually. The addresses are being combined this year due to the unique circumstances and challenges…


Monday, February 1, 2021
Celebrate National Freedom Day!

Today is National Freedom Day which commemorates the signing of the resolution that would become the 13th Amendment, outlawing slavery in the United States. Illinois was the first state to ratify the…


Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Sign the Petition-Urge Gov. Pritzker to veto bill to compromise our public safety!

Stand with law enforcement officials and public safety agencies across Illinois in urging Governor Pritzker to veto House Bill 3653. This flawed bill will make it more difficult for law enforcement to keep…


Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Winter utility payment assistance available

For those in need, assistance paying heating and other winter energy bills is available through LIHEAP.