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Sunday, July 21, 2019
The Illinois Senate passed a bill on June 2 that supports a vertical capital bill and expands the state's gambling access.
State Sen. Craig Wilcox (R-McHenry) was hazed during debate on his first bill last week, as most freshman lawmakers are when they introduce their first bills on the floor.
Sen. Dan McConchie (R-Lake Zurich) supported a bill that allows certain restaurants to become part of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Illinois state Rep. Tom Weber (R-Lake Villa) said on the House floor Monday that the graduated income tax proposal does little to even the playing field for the state's taxpayers.
State Rep. David McSweeney (R-Barrington Hills) is convinced that Gov. J.B. Pritzker's graduated income tax plan will kill jobs for Illinois.
House members had some fun Wednesday when Rep. Bob Morgan (D-Highwood) introduced his first bill on the House floor, asking him a barrage of questions as a rite of passage for such an occasion.
The Illinois Family Institute is partnering with several other pro-life organizations to hold the Pro-life Rally and Lobby Day Wednesday at the state capitol.
State Sen. Dan McConchie (R-Lake Zurich) expressed his concern about a bill passed the Senate on Nov. 27 that will give communities in two counties the ability to consolidate local government.
A recent Supreme Court ruling reverses the way public employees now join unions.
After the landmark decision in Janus v. AFSCME today, public sector employees no longer are required to opt out of unions they don't wish to participate in, but now must opt-in to become members.
The attorney for Mark Janus said a recent U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the Janus vs. ASCME case is a giant win for constitutional freedoms and public sector employees nationwide.
Round Lake Beach Mayor Richard Hill has signed a letter directed to the General Assembly stating his opposition to progressive income tax.
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