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No progress on omnibus energy bill

In addition to fixing budget errors, the Senate was called back to the Capitol June 15 to a vote on an omnibus energy bill that


Election dates changed

Gov. Pritzker has signed a major election reform bill into law that will expand curbside voting and allow polling places in county jails for those


More burdens on law-abiding gun owners

Illinois’ law-abiding gun owners may soon bear the brunt of burdensome restrictions passed by the General Assembly.  On June 15, the House of Representatives approved

Omnibus energy bill stalls again

When Senate President Don Harmon called Senators back to the Capitol for a one-day session on June 15, Senate Republicans were told to expect a

Capitol Complex to reopen to visitors

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, the Springfield Capitol has been closed to visitors. Even when senators returned to conduct business

Trailer Plate Fees to Decrease

Following strong public outcry, the General Assembly passed Senate Bill 58, a bi-partisan bill to save Illinois trailer owners money on their registration fees. License

Car Insurance or Bust

Insurance companies will soon have to work with the Illinois Secretary of State’s office to electronically verify motorists have valid automobile insurance. Under the new

Phase 5: Illinois Set To Fully Reopen

Illinoisans can officially return to near-normalcy after more than a year of COVID-19 restrictions, following the Governor’s announcement of the move to Phase 5 effective

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