Friday, January 27th, 2017
State of the State Address; legislation to help protect correctional workers

Governor delivers State of the State AddressGovernor Rauner went before a joint session of the legislature on Wednesday to deliver his third State of the State Address. The Governor struck…

Friday, January 20th, 2017
Budget discussions continue, House rules need reform

Budget Work ContinuesIn the coming weeks, our top priority must continue to be getting a responsible budget in place as soon as possible. Upon the expiration of the “stopgap” FY17…

Friday, January 13th, 2017
New General Assembly sworn in; Opportunity for progress in 2017

100th General Assembly takes office The new 100th General Assembly was sworn in on Wednesday, January 11, at Sangamon Auditorium in Springfield, opening up the new legislative session. As expected,…

Friday, January 6th, 2017
New year, new General Assembly

New General Assembly to take office January 11With the coming of the new year, the members of the House and Senate elected last fall will formally take the oath of…