Saturday, August 19, 2017

Illinois Senate Votes to Override Gov Rauner’s Veto of SB-1, the...

State Capitol:  The Illinois Senate today voted to override Gov Rauner's veto of SB-1, the education funding bill, on a vote of 38 Yes,...

Illinois Senate in Session at 2 PM Sunday, in Expected Vote...

Springfield - In what seems to be in many ways a replay of the Budget Battle we had in July, when the legislature voted...

Gov Rauner Signs Bill Removing Fees for Prisoners’ Birth Certificates to...

From Chicago: Gov Rauner is joined by Rep LaShawn Ford (D) a Director of the Safe Haven Foundation, a released Illinois prisoner, and others,...

Rep Allen Skillicorn (R) on Gov Rauner’s Agenda and Establishing Party...

From Chicago:  The Illinois Channel's Contributing Correspondent, Jeff Berkowitz, interviews Rep Allen Skillicorn, about the approach to governing that Gov Rauner brings to the...

JB Pritzker Selects State Rep Juliana Stratton as His Running Mate...

In the race for Governor 2018, with the primary election now seven months out, JB Pritzker announced he has selected State Rep Juliana Stratton,...

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan Is Now the Longest Serving Speaker...

Congratulations to Speaker Michael Madigan, who set a new national record for the longest serving House Speaker in American history. On Saturday, August 5, 2017,...

Illinois Senate Back in Session on Sunday to Work on Education...

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate returns to regular session at 2 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 13 with the intention of acting on school funding legislation,...

Fmr State Rep Darlene Senger Named Governor’s Deputy Chief of Staff...

CHICAGO (Aug. 7, 2017) – Gov. Bruce Rauner picked former state Rep. Darlene Senger as Deputy Chief of Staff for Legislative Affairs. Senger will work...

Add Mike Fortner (R) to the Growing List of State Representatives...

West Chicago-- Rep Mike Fortner, a Republican lawmaker who voted to override Gov Rauner's budget veto is joining the growing list of lawmakers  --...

Sen Andy Manar (D) Slams Gov Rauner’s Changes to Education Reform

State Capitol: In a statehouse press conference, Sen Manar took the governor to task for the changes made to SB-1, the education funding reform...