Friday, October 27th, 2017
Veto session underway; Governor recognizes local first responders

First week of veto sessionThe House met for three days this week. This was the first of two scheduled weeks of session this fall to consider bills which the Governor…

Friday, October 27th, 2017
Rep. Bennett Recaps First Week of Veto Session
Friday, October 20th, 2017
Veto session preview; budget remains out of balance

Fall veto session begins October 24On Tuesday the House and Senate will be back at the Capitol to begin the fall session, also known as the veto session. This is…

Friday, October 13th, 2017
Responding to natural disaster; Time for flu shots

Illinois helping Puerto RicoIn the aftermath of the devastating hurricane which struck Puerto Rico, disaster assistance resources from Illinois have been making their way to the U.S. territory in the…

Friday, October 6th, 2017
Better care for impaired young people; new partner for Illinois Lottery

Conor’s Law will train law enforcement to better ensure safety of impaired young people Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed SB 2185 into law. The bill, also known as Conor’s Law,…