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Schools regain some local control

The final decision-making authority over COVID-19 protocols in the classroom has been restored to locally-elected school boards. On July 9, 2021, the federal Centers for


McConchie v. Illinois is underway

Preliminary hearings in the case of McConchie v. Illinois have begun. Filed by Senate Republican Leader Dan McConchie to challenge the partisan legislative maps signed


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

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