Lincoln, IL – On Feb. 28, Illinois State Senator Sally Turner (R-Beason) and State Representative Bill Hauter (R-Morton) presented certificates of recognition from the Illinois General Assembly to six surviving veterans of World War 2 and six surviving widows of WWII veterans. “The men and women […]
The Illinois Supreme Court has set the date of March 14 to begin hearing oral arguments on whether the no-cash bail provision of the SAFE-T Act is constitutional. In late December, a judge in Kankakee County ruled in favor of more than 60 State’s Attorneys as […]
The spring legislative process is in full swing as committee action picked up this week in the Senate. Legislators presented a wide variety of bills to their respective substantive committees. Before legislation can make its way to the Senate Floor for a vote, it must first […]
Springfield, IL… Downstate Republican Senators are demanding urgent action in light of documented abuses of residents living at the Choate Mental Health Center in Anna, IL. State Senators Dale Fowler (R-Harrisburg), Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro), and Jil Tracy (R-Quincy) joined together with House Republican colleagues at the […]
Springfield — Members of the Illinois Senate Women’s Caucus are preparing themselves to make a lifesaving difference within their communities after participating in a Hands-Only CPR training course led by Illinois Heart Rescue and the American Heart Association on Thursday. Organized by the bipartisan group of women […]
At the Capitol on Feb. 14, several downstate Republican legislators joined together calling for action to address the rising cost of energy, which has and will continue to impact families and businesses across the state. The lawmakers stood together a day before the Governor gave his […]
On Feb. 15, Gov. JB Pritzker proposed his fifth budget to the Illinois General Assembly during his annual Budget and State of the State Address. While he painted an idealistic image of Illinois’ fiscal outlook, he also failed to address the looming realities the Illinois economy […]
SPRINGFIELD – Senate Republican Leader John Curran (R-Downers Grove) offered the following response to the Governor’s 2023 Budget Address: “Two years ago, the Governor and the Democratic Majority proposed the largest tax increase in Illinois history. The voters soundly rejected it. Last year, the Democratic Majority added […]
Urge immediate relief to families struggling with power bills Springfield, IL… Several downstate Republican legislators joined together at the Capitol Tuesday calling for action to address the rising cost of energy impacting Illinois families and businesses. “Do we pay our power bills or buy food to […]
Harrisburg, IL – State Senator Dale Fowler (R-Harrisburg) is pleased to announce more than 12,000 valentines were collected through his annual Valentines For Seniors Card Drive.“I want to thank the people of the 59th Senate District for their support in helping me make this year’s card […]