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Friday, August 14, 2020
Stay placed on executive orders court ruling; Mask rule upheld

Supreme Court places stay on ruling challenging Governor’s stay-at-home order The Illinois Supreme Court has placed a stay on a ruling from a Clay County judge earlier this summer which…


Monday, August 10, 2020
Mask rule to be reviewed by JCAR; Emergency rent assistance available

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Friday, August 7, 2020
Covid-related business penalties; Pritzker AWOL on IDES failures; Community College Update

Pritzker again seeks business penalties for Covid violations Governor Pritzker today again announced a new plan to penalize businesses for not complying with Cornonavirus restrictions he is implementing through the…


Thursday, August 6, 2020
Rep. Bennett: No Response from Pritzker to Local Stories of IDES Failure

On July 29th Rep. Bennett sent Governor Pritzker a direct appeal on behalf of local families thrown out of work by state’s coronavirus response that have since been failed by…


Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Counties at Coronavirus warning level; New guidelines for youth sports; Who calls you back from IDES?

11 Illinois Counties at Warning Level for Coronavirus Cass, Gallatin, Jackson, Jo Daviess, Johnson, Perry, Randolph, Saline, Sangamon, St. Clair, and White Counties have been reported at warning level for…


Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Join Rep. Bennet Wednesday Night for a Virtual School Opening Update with Local Superintendents

Please join Rep. Bennett at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, August 5 for an update on the preparation, expectations and challenges for school districts as they finalize their plans to open…


Friday, July 31, 2020
Madigan must step down; Looking for answers about IDES; Prescription drug drop-off event

Madigan must step down as Speaker For more than a week we have been following a Federal investigation into Commonwealth Edison that has resulted in revelations of potential corruption by…


Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Coronavirus warning for nearby counties; Discussing senior centers

Nearby counties at coronavirus warning level Four Illinois counties, including two which border the 106th district, were recently placed on a coronavirus warning level by the Illinois Department of Public…


Friday, July 24, 2020
Join the call for ethics reform; new highway projects announced

Join our call for a special session on ethics reform As you know, last week Speaker Madigan was implicated in a bribery investigation involving the electric utility ComEd. Speaker Madigan…


Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Ethics reform needed now more than ever; unemployment declines

Madigan implicated in bribery scheme The electric utility ComEd was charged by federal prosecutors on Friday in a bribery plot in which they allege ComEd gave jobs and other benefits…