Students in Macoupin County will have access to new tech education equipment and training facilities with the help of a recently delivered $2 million state grant advocated by State Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) intended to support capital improvements and much-needed equipment upgrades for the Southern Macoupin Consortium for Innovation and Career Pathways.
Former high-level aides to Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has revealed that Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady (R-Bloomington) told the then governor he was right for signing HB 40 in September 2017, the law requiring Medicaid funding of abortions. At a separate meeting, Brady also recommended that the governor sign gun control bills should they reach his desk.
The Illinois Senate has advanced important legislation to protect at least 150 local high-paying jobs and the number of flights into and out of Champaign-Urbana, according to State Sen. Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet).
State Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) welcomed 37 young women from Sherrod’s Independent Mentoring Program, Inc., or SIMP, which provides mentorship, academic advising, and empowerment seminars to public school students in Decatur.
State House Rep. Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) thinks it is time for Illinois voters – at least the ones who remain in the state with the greatest population loss in the U.S. over the last decade – to start taking some accountability.
Illinois state Rep. Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) says there is no great mystery as to why Democratic lawmakers in Springfield would secretly divert millions from one fund to other areas of government over extended periods of time.
Only one word comes to the mind of Illinois state Rep. Brad Halbrook (R-Shelbyville) with regard to the booming business the new “abortion hub of the Midwest" has experienced since radically relaxing its laws earlier this year.
Illinois state Rep. Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) concedes that longtime Democratic House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) may or may not have broken any laws, but the intense scrutiny he faces is far from unwarranted.