By Sarah MansurCapitol News Illinois SPRINGFIELD – When a new year begins in Illinois, there typically are dozens if not hundreds of new laws going…… Read More »Only three new laws took effect Jan. 1...
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Democratic setbacks spark turmoil over party leadership By Peter HancockCapitol News Illinois SPRINGFIELD – As the dust settled after last Tuesday’s general election in Illinois,…… Read More »Illinois GOP touts victories in 2020 elections...
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House voted Wednesday afternoon to remove Republican state Rep. Darren Bailey, of Xenia, from session at the Bank of Springfield Center after he refused to comply with a facial-covering requirement in newly-adopted House rules.
SPRINGFIELD – The House voted to override the Governor’s veto of the proposed budget legislation during session this afternoon. The motion to override the veto… Read More »House overrides Governor, tax increase approved
By Greg Bishop | Illinois News Network SPRINGFIELD – In an historic session on Independence Day, the Illinois Senate approved three budget-related bills that would… Read More »Illinois Senate approves House’s $5 billion tax hike, $36.5 billion spending plan
By Greg Bishop and Dan McCaleb | Illinois News Network SPRINGFIELD – Illinoisans very well could learn Sunday whether their taxes are going up and,… Read More »Madigan: $5 billion tax increase vote coming Sunday
By Greg Bishop | Illinois News Network ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Lawmakers will be in session Saturday to take up the final pieces of what could… Read More »Midnight budget deadline to be missed; Madigan asking ratings agencies to defer judgment
SPRINGFIELD – While the General Assembly was unable to pass a budget in 2016, they were able to pass nearly 200 new laws that went… Read More »Nearly 200 new laws take effect in Illinois in 2017
Brad Harrison can add one more honor to his high school sports record. The Illinois General Assembly passed House Resolution 1348 congratulating Harrison for his… Read More »Brad Harrison honored by Illinois General Assembly