Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
VIDEO: Rep. Bennett’s August 28 Update from Springfield
Friday, August 25th, 2017
Tentative agreement on school funding; another Bennett bill becomes law

Tentative agreement reached on school funding, but details still being worked outThe four legislative leaders in the House and Senate met Thursday to continue the negotiations on school funding reform…

Monday, August 21st, 2017
ID theft prevention seminar Tuesday at Watseka Library
Friday, August 18th, 2017
Work continues on school funding reform; Second Amendment Legislative Day

House engages in theater on school funding billWith schools starting classes this week and next week, the legislature has still been unable to come together on a plan to fund…

Friday, August 18th, 2017
VIDEO: Rep. Bennett Recaps this Week’s Action at the Capitol
Friday, August 11th, 2017
No movement on school funding; revenue still falling short

No action on school funding reform this week, session scheduled for next weekAfter two months of delay, Senate Democrats last week sent Governor Rauner the school funding reform bill, Senate…

Monday, August 7th, 2017
ID theft seminar, senior fair, coming up in August
Friday, August 4th, 2017
Weekly Update: School Funding & Other Important News

EDUCATION FUNDING Gov. Rauner issues amendatory veto to ensure school funding bill is fair, equitable for all students. Tuesday, Gov. Bruce Rauner issued an amendatory veto to Senate Bill 1,…