Friday, April 27th, 2018
Busy week in the House; Illinois among best in emergency medicine

Busy week in advance of House bill deadlineIt was a hectic week on the floor of the Illinois House as Friday was the deadline for getting House bills passed by…

Monday, April 23rd, 2018
Rep. Bennett’s Update from the Capitol for April 20
Friday, April 20th, 2018
Renewed call for redistricting reform; penalties for texting and driving

Calls for redistricting reform intensifyUnder current Illinois law, the districts for state legislators and members of Congress are redrawn every ten years to reflect the findings of the U.S. Census….

Friday, April 13th, 2018
House back in Springfield; Public safety working group meets

House returns to Springfield for committee action on billsThe House returned to Springfield on Monday to begin the final week of action before the deadline to have bills out of…

Friday, April 6th, 2018
Unemployment continues slow decline; House returns to Springfield on Monday

Illinois unemployment dips in FebruaryThe Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) has announced that the unemployment rate for the state of Illinois has decreased slightly, falling to 4.7% in February….