May 20, 2022 Update

102nd GENERAL ASSEMBLY: State Senator Rachelle Crowe was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois. Crowe is expected to…

May 13, 2022 Update

GOVERNOR’S HIGHLIGHTS: Organized Retail Crime: Today Governor Pritzker will sign HB 1091 which aims to deter smash-and-grab thefts and supply chain thefts. HB 1091 creates the offense of Organized Retail Crime; reduces the…

May 6, 2022 Update

GOVERNOR’S HIGLIGHTS: New Laws: The Governor signed the following measures into law: ·       HB4292 which extends the pension buyout option for state employees to 2026. The bill authorizes $1 billion in additional general…

April 29th, 2022 Update

GOVERNOR’S HIGHLIGHTS:New Laws: The Governor signed the following measures into law.·         HB4316 which outlines the protocol for when a school district employee has been engaged in sexual misconduct with a student who…

April 22, 2022 Update

GOVERNOR’S HIGHLIGHTS: Budget Update: Governor Pritzker signed a trio of bills to implement the Fiscal Year 2023 budget. The package includes the operating and capital budget (HB900), the budget implementation bill (HB4700), and the revenue…

April 15, 2022 Update

GOVERNOR’S HIGHLIGHTS: Governor Pritzker joined Democratic legislators this week to highlight the FY 23 budget’s investment in youth development programs. Read more about youth development funding here. Housing Assistance: Homeowners who have fallen behind on…