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. […]
State Senator Jason Barickman (R-Bloomington) released the following statement announcing his retirement from the Illinois Senate. “I have chosen to retire from the Illinois Senate, effective at the end of my current term, which expires on January 10, 2023. “I have now served in the Illinois […]
State Senator Dale Fowler is pleased to announce the former Artisan Center at Rend Lake State Park may soon have a new purpose following Senate action Wednesday night. “This is an exciting piece of legislation I have been working on with Representative Dave Severin to bring […]
SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Brian Stewart (R-Freeport) says changes approved Dec. 1 by the Senate do make improvements to the controversial SAFE-T Act, but do not fully address the front-line concerns of public safety personnel tasked with protecting Illinoisans. House Bill 1095 was approved by a […]
State Senator Dale Fowler has released the following statement following the Senate passage of Amendment 1 and 2 to House Bill 1095, which makes changes to the dangerous SAFE-T Act: “For two years, State’s Attorneys around this state have been warning of the dangerous effects the […]
State Senator Neil Anderson has released the below statement following the Senate passage of Amendment 1 and 2 to House Bill 1095, which makes some changes to the dangerous SAFE-T Act: “For the last two years, Democrats have worked to reinvent our criminal justice system behind […]