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July 23, 2021 Update

Governor’s Highlights:First term Democrat Governor J.B. Pritzker announced he will seek reelection in November 2022. Pritzker’s announcement focused on his response to the pandemic, “We’ve been through a lot and I’ve…

July 12, 2021 Update

PRESIDENTIAL VISIT: President Joe Biden stopped in Crystal Lake in McHenry County last Wednesday to push his American Families Plan. Biden spoke at McHenry College making the case for creating free…

June 25, 2021 Update

Governor’s Highlights:Credit Rating: Fitch Ratings revised Illinois’ credit outlook from negative to positive. With this action, Illinois’ GO bond rating moves from BBB- with a negative outlook to BBB- with a positive…

June 20, 2021 Update

GOVERNOR’S HIGHLIGHTS:New Laws: Governor Pritzker signed the Budget implementation Act — SB 2017 (Harmon/Harris) which includes the statutory language necessary to implement the budget.   Governor Pritzker signed HB 3922 (Ford/Lightford) which designates Juneteenth as an official…

June 10, 2021 Update

102nd GENERAL ASSEMBLY:The Illinois General Assembly is set to return to session next week to consider clean energy legislation and possibly other legislation that did not pass both houses during the…

June 3, 2021 Update

102nd GENERAL ASSEMBLY: After working through the holiday weekend, the Illinois General Assembly adjourned the 2021 spring legislative session. The Illinois House adjourned early Tuesday morning to the call of the Speaker. The…