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Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Illinois State Fairs Set to Return After Year Off

The renewed celebrations will be part of Illinois’ movement to “Phase 5” reopening. The two fairgrounds, in Springfield and Du Quoin, will once again welcome people from all states to be…


Thursday, June 10, 2021
The Rep. Bos Broadcast: Spring Session Review and More

Pritzker breaks fair maps pledge, lawsuit filed. As a candidate for governor in 2018, and again since taking office, JB Pritzker pledged to “veto any state legislative redistricting map proposal…


Thursday, June 10, 2021
New Permanent Illinois Telehealth Law

Illinois’ proposed telehealth law applies to the medical procedures covered by workplace-based health care insurance and insurers, not Medicaid.  As approved by the General Assembly, HB 3308 gives health insurers…


Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Pritzker Breaks Fair Maps Pledge, Lawsuit Filed

As a candidate for governor in 2018, JB Pritzker was asked the following question regarding redistricting: “Will you pledge as governor to veto any state legislative redistricting map proposal that…


Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Rep. Bos Calls on Pritzker to Stop Running State by Executive Order with Phase 5 Full Reopening

State Representative Chris Bos (R-Lake Zurich), joined by several members of the Illinois General Assembly, sent a letter to Governor JB Pritzker today calling on him to stop running the…


Tuesday, June 8, 2021
General Assembly Passes Legislation to End Student Restraint and Isolated “Time outs”

Educators face continuous challenges in maintaining classroom order and discipline.  One method that school personnel are allowed to use is to remove a child from a school setting for a…


Monday, June 7, 2021
Illinois Trailer Fees Reduced, Vehicle Trade-in Cap Eliminated

In a rare victory for Illinois taxpayers, the General Assembly passed legislation that will sharply reduce trailer license fees and restore the full vehicle trade-in credit. As reported by Capitol…


Monday, June 7, 2021
Small Steps Taken on Ethics Reform, But More Needed

Illinois is in desperate need of comprehensive ethics reform to end the culture of corruption in our state. In just the past two years, several current and former state legislators…


Sunday, June 6, 2021
Illinois House Demands Pritzker Administration Reopen Unemployment Offices

Taxpayer-funded offices, operated by the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES), are supposed to help unemployed Illinoisans navigate the notoriously cumbersome process of applying for unemployment benefits, including unemployment insurance…


Saturday, June 5, 2021
$42.3 Billion Budget Full of Pork, Pay Raises and Higher Taxes

Minutes before midnight on the May 31 deadline, House Democrats passed a $42.3 billion State budget for Fiscal Year 2022. Their budget adds a billion dollars in pork projects for…