On Wednesday, the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association announced that the Rosenberg Moon Habitat from Ingersoll Machine Tools, Inc. in Rockford is the winner of their fourth annual Makers Madness contest. With more than 300,000 votes cast over the course of the eight-week competition, the Rosenberg Moon Habitat […]
This week, the Senate passed Senate Bill 76, which would end the moratorium on the construction of new nuclear power facilities. Proposed by Senator Sue Rezin, this bill would remove the language that prevents construction of any new nuclear power plant within the state. The bill […]
In response to continued high inflation and increased cost of living, several members of the Senate Republican Caucus came together at a Capitol press conference to advocate for solutions to the economic issues facing Illinoisans. While the previous year did attempt to provide some financial relief, […]
Seeks to crack down on issues from red light cameras Springfield, IL… Red-light cameras and other automatic traffic systems frequently get it wrong, said State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods), who is pushing legislation to better protect drivers that are wrongfully issued automatic parking, traffic, or […]
SPRINGFIELD- A bizarre rule in Illinois law has left many people “out in the cold” when it comes to picking up their medicine from their local pharmacy. Under current law, licensed pharmacy staff must be present when customers pay for and receive their prescriptions, which means […]
SPRINGFIELD – Local drainage district and road district officials will be allowed to act more expeditiously to address emergency situations caused by “nuisance” muskrats and beavers in and around communities, under legislation sponsored by State Sen. Jil Tracy (R-Quincy).Senate Bill 1745 amends the Wildlife Code to […]
Springfield, IL – Illinois’ three-decade-old ban on the construction of new nuclear power plants is one step closer to being lifted. On March 30, following a bipartisan roll call, the Illinois Senate passed State Senator Sue Rezin’s legislation, Senate Bill 76, which would finally end the […]
SPRINGFIELD – State Sen. Jil Tracy’s bill addressing the heartbreaking isolation that long-term care residents faced during the COVID-19 pandemic advanced March 30 with overwhelming approval of the Illinois Senate. Senate Bill 2322 directs the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) to establish a statewide policy […]
Advocate for legislation that would leave more money in citizens’ pocketsSpringfield, IL…Families and seniors throughout Illinois are finding it difficult to make ends meet as high inflation and other economic pressures impact their bottom line, which is why members of the Senate Republican Caucus are reinforcing […]
SPRINGFIELD- Families of veterans make many sacrifices to support their loved ones’ service, but may miss out on crucial support when veterans pass away. The Illinois Senate has passed legislation filed by State Senator Tom Bennett (R-Gibson City) designed to help families of veterans with their […]