In response to ongoing issues with the State of Illinois’ failure to provide adequate healthcare coverage for state retirees, State Senator Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) has filed legislation to allow them to choose their health insurance provider. There is similar legislation filed in the Illinois House earlier […]
Lake Zurich, IL… In light of new allegations found in recently unsealed court documents obtained by WBEZ, Leader Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) has made the following statement: “These new troubling and disturbing allegations against Senator Michael Hastings further prove why he should step down from office—just […]
On October 17, 2022, the application process for the federal student debt cancellation program officially opened. The application process takes about five minutes to complete with the necessary information. To apply, people who believe they qualify should go to and click “Start Application.” Next, they […]
Nearly 100 high school students from across the 50th Senate District travelled to Springfield on Tuesday, October 25th, to learn more about state government and simulate the lawmaking process. The event was part of State Senator Steve McClure’s (R-Springfield) Youth Advisory Council program. “Our goal is […]
State Senator Dale Fowler hosted over 90 students from 19 high schools Monday on the campus of Southern Illinois University Carbondale as a part of his annual Student Advisory Council. “This is a great educational opportunity for students to get involved in the legislative process,” said […]
Over 50 students from seven high schools in Kane and McHenry Counties recently gathered at Judson University in Elgin for State Senator Don DeWitte’s annual Youth Advisory Council (YAC). High School Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors met for a full day to learn about the legislative process, […]
As state’s attorneys from across Illinois continue to file lawsuits trying to block the implementation of the SAFE-T Act, confusion has only increased as to what the new law will do, and how it will affect public safety. In an attempt to provide people with answers, […]
State Senator Jason Barickman (R-Bloomington) welcomed dozens of high school students to take a deep dive government and try their hand at the lawmaking process. The event was part of Barickman’s ongoing Youth Advisory Council (YAC) program, which is designed to engage young people in government. […]
In the wake of yet another company facing federal charges after admitting it illegally attempted to influence former House Speaker Michael Madigan, State Senator Sue Rezin is renewing calls to implement the Illinois Senate Republican Caucus’ Voter Empowerment Project. The Voter Empowerment Project is a series […]
Springfield, IL… Senate Republican Leader Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) released the following statement: “This morning’s news comes as little surprise. This is exactly the environment that has been created by the Democratic machine in order to be able to do business in Springfield these days. Businesses […]