Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Senate Hears Bonding Needs as Work Toward a Capital Bill Begins...

State Capitol, February 21, 2019 - In her first hearing before the Senate Subcmte on Capital, Alexis Strum, the Director of the...

$15 an Hour Minimum Wage Law, Pritzker’s Fait Accompli !

From the Governor's Mansion in Springfield, February 19, 2019 - Surrounded by supporters in the legislature, and members of SEIU who...

Illinois House Members Debate SB-1, the bill to increase Minimum Wage...

House Chamber, February 14, 2019 - As the House sponsor, Rep Will Guzzardi sponsors SB-1, the bill to increase the minimum...

Downstate Business Owners: $15 Minimum Wage Will Crush Us

State Capitol, February 11, 2019 -- Rob Karr, of the Illinois Retail Merchants Assn, is joined by business owners from...

Gov and Democratic Lawmakers Remark Following $15 Minimum Wage Passage in...

Governor's Office, February 7, 2019 -- Gov Pritzker is joined by Senate and House members in his office, following the Illinois...

The Impact of a $15 Hour Minimum Wage on Illinois’ Retailers

State Capitol, February 6, 2019 - Rob Karr, President and CEO of the Illinois Retail Merchants Association, shares the impact of a...

Lawmakers Try Again to make “Tobacco 21” Illinois Law

State Capitol, February 5, 2019 - It was passed before but vetoed by then Gov Rauner. Now the American Lung Association...

Sen Dick Durbin’s Proposal to Keep Pharmaceutical Firms from Launching Sky-High...

Springfield - At the Center for Medical Innovation at Memorial Hospital, Sen Dick Durbin (D) proposed changes in the ability of pharmaceutical...

Illinois Agriculture’s Priority Issues

Springfield -- Former Illinois State Senator John Sullivan (D) holds his first press conference as the nominee to be the state's new...

Truckers, Fuel Taxes and Transportation Funding

From the State Capitol - As some in Illinois government now argue we need to increase the taxes on fuel, Don...