State Sen. Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) will serve as the Minority Spokesperson for the Senate Appropriations I Committee in the 101st General Assembly.
State Senator Dale Fowler (R-Harrisburg) will continue to serve as the Minority Spokesperson for the Commerce and Economic Development Committee in the 101st General Assembly.
State Senator Paul Schimpf (R-Waterloo) will once again serve as the lead Republican on the Illinois Senate Veterans Affairs Committee.
All of our veterans have made great sacrifices to serve their country, said Senator Schimpf. Its an honor to once again have the opportunity to have an important role in overseeing the legislation that can have a major impact on them...
On January 22 at his home, State Senator Sue Rezin (R-Morris) presented World War II Veteran, Alex Kaszynski Jr., with a copy of Senate Joint Resolution 25, which names Mary Street in Spring Valley to Harrison Street in Peru as the "Kaszynski Brothers Memorial Highway. The resolution recognizes the six Kaszynski brothers who served all over the world in World War II.
As lawmakers prepare to return to Springfield at the end of the month, Senate Republicans have announced their leadership team for the 101st General Assembly.
With the recent severe winter weather and the potential for more snow this weekend, Senate Republicans are sharing some helpful tips from the American Red Cross on winter storm safety.
State Senator Neil Anderson releases the below statement regarding Governor J.B. Pritzkers decision to sign Senate Bill 337 into law. SB 337 is a controversial gun dealer licensing bill that was passed during the 100th General Assembly, but held for seven months by the sponsor under a procedural motion.
With nearly 20 years as a trial attorney for the Cook County States Attorneys Office and a long-term commitment to fair and impartial criminal justice system, State Sen. John F. Curran has been selected to serve on the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Pretrial Practices.
State Senator Sue Rezin (R-Morris) was re-appointed to the Senate Republican Leadership team Tuesday, Jan. 15. Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady (R-Bloomington) reappointed Sen. Rezin to Assistant Republican Leader. She has served in this position since 2015.
Senator Jim Oberweis has been reappointed to the Senate Republican leadership team as the Illinois General Assembly begins its 101st biennial session.
State Senator Neil Anderson was appointed to the Senate Republican Leadership team Tuesday, Jan. 15. Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady (R-Bloomington) appointed Sen. Anderson to serve as Assistant Republican Leader.
State Sen. Jason Barickman (R-Bloomington) will once again take on extra responsibilities as a part of the Senate Republican leadership team. He was appointed to the role of Assistant Republican Leader...
State Senator Craig Wilcox (R-McHenry) applauded Gov. Rauner for taking amendatory veto action on House Bill 4637a measure that would have allowed for the abolishment of townships in McHenry County, but could leave taxpayers potentially subject to debt transfers or abuse of liquidating assets for county-wide motives.
Illinois State University will soon receive a major influx of cash for maintenance work at the Center for the Fine Arts, according to State Senator Jason Barickman (R-Bloomington) and Deputy House Republican Leader Dan Brady (R-Normal)...
“It’s a tremendous honor and privilege to be sworn in to represent the residents of the 54th Senate District and the State of Illinois. It’s truly humbling,” said Sen. Plummer. “Southern Illinois deserves a strong, independent, and effective voice in Springfield, and I’m committed to working hard to be that voice for each and every person that lives in my district. We have a great deal of work to do and I’m eager to get started.”
“It’s important that the 50th Senate District has a representative who speaks to the concerns of our area,” said Sen. McClure. “I’m proud to be that voice, and I’ll be dedicated to addressing constituent issues, advocating for better government policies, and most importantly, serving the interests of our communities.”
The Illinois Senate voted January 9 to pass a measure that authorizes an increase in salaries for agency officials who will be serving in the new Pritzker Administration.
State Sen. Craig Wilcox (R-McHenry) was sworn in as State Senator for the 32nd District on Jan. 9 as the 101st General Assembly convenes. This will be Wilcoxs first full term as State Senator.
State Sen. Neil Anderson was sworn into office Jan. 9 at the Statehouse during the Illinois Senate Inauguration.
On January 9, newly-elected members of the 101 General Assembly were inaugurated into office.
Senator Jim Oberweis says the convening of the 101st General Assembly Jan. 9 signals a renewed commitment to face the challenges and welcome the opportunities awaiting Illinois.
State Sen. Sue Rezin was sworn into office Jan. 9 at the Statehouse during the Illinois Senate Inauguration.
State Sen. Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) was sworn into office Jan. 9 at the Statehouse during the Illinois Senate Inauguration.
Its an absolute honor to have the opportunity to continue serving the people of the 53rd Senate District, said Sen. Barickman. Im hopeful that we can build upon the recent bipartisan successes weve had with historic education funding reform and passing a balanced budget...
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