On Thursday, August 3, a federal judge issued a preliminary injunction to halt enforcement of Illinois’ newly signed Deceptive Practices of Limited Services Pregnancy Centers Act (Senate Bill 1909). The lawsuit brought by the National Institute of Family Life Advocates asserts that this law was designed […]
On July 26, the Illinois Auditor General released a 156-page-report on the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) in response to a resolution filed by State Senator Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) calling for a full performance audit of the state’s handling of the unemployment system during the […]
Focus on legislation to combat the fentanyl epidemic, provide justice for victims of crime Senate Republicans put justice for crime victims front and center in a press conference on Monday, April 24, featuring State Senators Dale Fowler (R-Harrisburg), Sally Turner (R-Beason), Sue Rezin (R-Morris), Terri Bryant […]
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 […]
SPRINGFIELD — Two Illinois Senate committees will be co-chaired by Republicans in a move that harkens back decades to a time when Republicans and Democrats more often worked together to recognize shared goals and achieve them. “I appreciate Leader Curran reaching out with this idea. At […]
Leader John Curran announced the below committee assignments: AGRICULTURE Senator Win Stoller, MS Senator Neil Anderson Senator Terri Bryant Senator Andrew Chesney Senator Sally Turner APPROPRIATIONS Senator Chapin Rose, MS Senator Don DeWitte Senator Win Stoller Senator Craig Wilcox APPROPRIATIONS – EDUCATION Senator Tom Bennett, MS […]
State Senator Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) remembers Senator Scott Bennett, a friend and colleague, who passed away on Friday, December 9, 2022: “The entire Rose family is deeply saddened to hear of the news of the passing of Senator Scott Bennett. Scotty was a great guy, who […]
State Senator Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro) released the following statement after learning about the sudden passing of Illinois State Senator Scott Bennet: “The news of Scott Bennett’s passing is absolutely devastating. He was such a smart, kind, and effective public official, but more important than that, he […]
In her effort to help combat the ongoing fentanyl epidemic that is hurting Illinois families, State Senator Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro) has signed on as a chief co-sponsor for Senate Bill 4221, which creates two new offenses and penalties for individuals who intentionally sell scheduled drugs with […]
The Boys & Girls Club of Dundee Township was recently selected by the Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) to receive a $2,000 STEM Talent Pipeline grant, and on December 2, State Senator Don DeWitte (R-St. Charles) dropped by the facility to deliver the check. […]