Friday, August 31st, 2018
EMS bill signed; Preparing farms for the future

EMS bill signed into lawGovernor Rauner has signed into law two more bills which I sponsored this spring, including a bill to better help those having medical emergencies on their…

Friday, August 24th, 2018
Corrections legislation signed; unemployment keeps going down

Governor signs Corrections data bill, “pollinator-friendly” legislationThe Governor signed another of my bills late last week, House Bill 4888. Under this legislation, the Department of Corrections (IDOC) is directed to…

Thursday, August 16th, 2018
Many bill signings; Safe Routes to School

Governor signs Bennett-sponsored legislationFour more bills which I sponsored this spring have been signed into law by Governor Rauner. Senate Bill 2713 creates a Greenways and Trails Advisory Council at…

Friday, August 10th, 2018
Visiting businesses around the district; State Fair gets underway

Monster trucks in Ford CountyI recently had the chance to visit with Tom Meents and his facilities in Paxton. It is an amazing operation. The visit helped me develop a…

Friday, August 3rd, 2018
Governor Signs Illinois Route 66 Centennial Commission bill into law; Supporting Local 4-H

Governor Signs Illinois Route 66 Centennial Commission bill into law Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation on Tuesday creating the Illinois Route 66 Centennial Commission. I was an active co-sponsor of…