State Senator Craig Wilcox (R-McHenry) stood with a bipartisan group of policymakers at the State Capitol on Wednesday to launch new legislation that would close a dangerous loophole in predatory loan practices by pawnbrokers. In 2021, the Legislature adopted the Predatory Loan Prevention Act (PLPA, Senate Bill […]
In protest of Russia’s invasion and war against Ukraine, the Illinois Senate has unanimously approved legislation that provides for the withdrawal of state investments in Russia. After the bill’s passage, State Senator Craig Wilcox (R-McHenry) issued the following statement: “Whenever there is a situation where one […]
Lake Zurich, IL… Senator Dan McConchie, in partnership with Meridian and Wauconda Township, is hosting a Thanksgiving Turkey and Ham Giveaway in Wauconda Illinois.        Thanksgiving Turkey & Ham Giveaway  Saturday, November 19  1:00-3:00 p.m.  Wauconda Township  505 West Bonner Road  Wauconda, IL 60084     Turkeys and hams are […]
An upcoming seminar has officially been scheduled for Eastern Illinois University retirees, retired teachers, and retired state workers in Charleston, according to State Senator Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet). The seminar is designed to help with the process of open enrollment for retiree healthcare. The TRAIL (Total Retiree […]
In their ongoing desire to combat the ongoing fentanyl epidemic that is running rampant throughout the state and nation, State Senator Sally Turner (R-Beason) and Senate Deputy Minority Leader Sue Rezin (R-Morris) held a press conference at the State Capitol with McLean County State’s Attorney Erika […]
State Senator Dale Fowler has teamed up with Meridian and Heaven’s Kitchen to give 200 hams/turkeys to those in need this Thanksgiving season. “Thanksgiving is a time to come together, where we shouldn’t have to worry about how to put food on the table,” said Senator […]
On November 1, State Senator Win Stoller (R-Germantown Hills) brought together more than 40 students from 15 area high schools for his annual Youth Advisory Council. “I was incredibly impressed by this group of young kids, and it’s important that not only them but all of […]
State Senator Jil Tracy (R-Quincy) says the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has announced that Carman Road between Asher Street in Lomax and Township Road 400N in Henderson County will close Nov. 3. IDOT states that the closure is necessary for BNSF Railway to make repairs […]
To help pay tribute to veterans and honor their legacies and sacrifices, State Senator Sally Turner (R-Beason) is encouraging constituents to submit a photo and story of their loved one who served our nation so it can be displayed in the rotunda of the Illinois Capitol […]