A new Illinois law will ensure appropriate emergency personnel can respond quickly, and safely in an emergency situation.
Outdoor sporting enthusiasts will have the opportunity to learn about new laws and important dates at the Sportsmens Legislative Update hosted by Senator Jil Tracy September 4 in Beardstown.
State Senator Dale Fowler (R-Harrisburg) hopes the Tamms Minimum Security Unit will see renewed purpose under his legislation that was signed in to law on Friday, August 23. House Bill 210 seeks to identify potential uses of the currently-unoccupied Tamms Correctional Center.
In an effort to provide transparency regarding the number of public buildings that are not compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Gov. Pritzker signed State Senator Dan McConchies (R-Hawthorn Woods) legislation that requires the Attorney General to post data on ADA violations.
Craft distilleries will now be allowed to deliver and sell their products directly to bars, restaurants and stores, as well as open distill pubs under a new law sponsored by State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods).
Senator Chuck Weaver is hosting a Town Hall Aug. 27 in Galesburg.
Young and aspiring hunters across Illinois will now have more chances to successfully bring home some venison, as part of an expansion of youth hunting thanks to legislation co-sponsored by State Senator Paul Schimpf (R-Waterloo) and signed into law on August 23rd by Governor JB Pritzker...
Vistras announcement August 21 that it would close Power Plants in Havana and Canton is an economic blow to its employees, nearby communities and the western Illinois region, according to Senator Jil Tracy.
This week, the Governor signed legislation, sponsored by State Senator Neil Anderson, allowing schools across the state to store an undesignated supply of glucagon to treat students with diabetes.
Free health screenings and information about programs that benefit senior citizens will be featured at the Senior Health and Information Fair Aug. 21 in Metamora being sponsored by Senator Chuck Weaver and Representative Ryan Spain.
Senator Chuck Weaver is hosting a free Coffee & Conversation August 22 at Big Catz BBQ, 221 E. Main St. in Knoxville.
The State of Illinois has announced that a new St. Louis Cardinals permanent Illinois license plate will be available for purchase after Labor Day.
State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) says sexual assault survivors deserve the respect in knowing the status of their evidence, which is why he proudly sponsored a new law that provides survivors more transparency during the processing of their rape kits. Senate Bill 1411 was signed into law on Friday, August 16.
Stricter reporting and investigative requirements will now be required by law in situations where an infant has died suddenly and unexpectedly thanks to legislation sponsored by State Senator Sue Rezin (R-Morris) and State Representative Thomas Bennett (R-Pontiac).
McHenry, IL Getting Illinois veterans the help they need for service-related ailments and ensuring they are properly compensated is the aim of the newly-created Veterans' Service-Related Ailments Task Force. State Sen. Craig Wilcox, a 24-year Air Force veteran, is one of four legislators serving on the panel ...
McHenry, IL State Sen. Craig Wilcox will join two other lawmakers and 19 other state and local appointees on the newly-created Elder Abuse Task Force ...
Senator Jil Tracy has been asked to serve on a new state Task Force that will study the property tax system in Illinois and work to find ways to provide relief to home and business owners.
McHenry, IL. U.S. military veterans who served during the Cold War will now be able to purchase special recognition license plates marking their service during the nearly 50-year U.S./Soviet Union Cold War conflict, according to State Sen. Craig Wilcox ...
State Senator Dan McConchie (R-McConchie) hopes homeowners will see property tax relief from his legislation that was signed into law on Friday, August 9. Senate Bill 90 provides a reasonable way for drainage districts to be absorbed by municipalities.
Illinois now has a robust and significant set of sexual harassment and discrimination protection laws on the books, thanks to legislation co-sponsored by State Sen. John Curran (R-Downers Grove) and signed into law Aug. 9 by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
Senate Bill 75 is largely the result of work by the Senate Task Force on Sexual Discrimination and Harassment Awareness and Prevention, on which Curran served.
This is a major step toward ensuring that people can live and work free of sexual harassment and discrimination..
Victims of sexual harassment and discrimination will have better legal protections thanks to a new law co-sponsored by Senator Jil Tracy and signed August 9 by Governor J.B. Pritzker.
Recognizing his support to improve the states crumbling infrastructure, the Transportation for Illinois Coalition has presented Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady with its Friend of Infrastructure award.
Property taxes are the number one issue raised by constituents said State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods), who was recently appointed to the newly formed Property Tax Relief Task Force.
State Senator Don DeWitte (R-St. Charles) and State Representative Terra Costa Howard (D-Lombard) hope local homeowners will see some property tax relief as a result of their legislation, which was signed into law on Friday, August 2. Senate Bill 1041 seeks to collect the hundreds of thousands of property tax dollars that have not been paid by business tenants at the DuPage Airport Authority.
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