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September 17, 2021 Update

GOVERNOR’S HIGLIGHTS:Clean Energy: On Wednesday, Governor Pritzker signed the comprehensive energy bill, , SB2408 (Harmon/Evans), into law. Read the Governor’s full press release here. Child Care Assistance: Beginning October 1, 2021, parents who are unemployed and…

September 10, 2021 Update

102nd GENERAL ASSEMBLY:The Illinois House convened in a one-day session on Thursday to pass negotiated comprehensive clean energy legislation. SB2408 (Harris/Evans) now heads back to the Senate for consideration.  Senate Democrats are holding a…

September 3, 2021 Update

Governor’s Action:Governor Pritzker has now acted on all the legislation approved during the spring session.  In total, the General Assembly approved 666 bills during the spring session (349 House Bills…

August 27, 2021 Update

GOVERNOR’S HIGHLIGHTS:Deputy Governor Jesse Ruiz has left the Governor’s Administration and returned to the private sector. Ruiz oversaw the state’s education agencies for the past two and half years.  No word…

August 20, 2021 Update

Governor’s Highlights:New Laws: Governor Pritzker continues to take action on the more than 600 bills that were sent to his desk from the spring legislative session. The Governor has 60 days…

August 13, 2021 Update

Governor’s Highlights:New Laws: Governor Pritzker continues to sign new laws. View the latest here.Family Leave Law: Governor Pritzker signed HB12 (Howard/Villivalam) which expands access to family and medical leave for educational support staff in school districts,…