All eyes will be on Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker at the start of the new session to see if the Democratic leader has any intention of making good on his pledge to bring fair electoral mapmaking to the state.
State Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) was honored with the Jim Guilinger Legislative Award by the Illinois Leadership Council for Agricultural Education for his efforts to expand and promote agricultural education in Illinois schools.
A new George Mason University survey has named Illinois the third most heavily regulated state in the U.S. with 259,832 total restrictions responsible for handicapping business growth across the state.
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).
Three LeRoy brothers who gave their lives in World War II will be honored on November 11th with the dedication of the Gaultney Brothers Memorial Highway, according to State Sen. Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet).
Illinois state Rep. Brad Halbrook (R-Shelbyville) is among a growing number of Republican lawmakers pushing to enact legislation that would make Illinois home to some of the most stringent ethics laws in the country.
Illinois state Rep. Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) opposes Senate Bill 1784 on the basis that the legislation would hurt workers opposed to paying union dues and grant the unions greater access to employees' personal information, all while curtailing their rights to free speech.