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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…


Friday, June 4, 2021
Rep. Bos: Pritzker Failed by Signing Gerrymandered Map

State Representative Chris Bos (R-Lake Zurich) issued the following statement in response to Governor Pritzker breaking his pledge to veto a partisan, gerrymandered redistricting map. “Despite pledging several times to…


Friday, June 4, 2021
June 9th Deadline Approaching for Small Biz Community Navigators Program

To ensure Back to Business funds reach those small businesses most in need, funding is available for the Community Navigator Program through the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. The program seeks…


Monday, May 31, 2021
Rep. Bos Speaks Out Against Packing of Lake County Courts

Speaking in opposition to Senate Bill 2406 (House Floor Amendment No. 2), Rep. Chris Bos decried the partisan move by majority party Democrats to gerrymander and pack the 19th Circuit…


Saturday, May 29, 2021
Bos, IL House Honor Fallen Heroes from Illinois in Recognition of Memorial Day

This morning, in recognition of Memorial Day, the Illinois House of Representatives paused proceedings on the House floor to honor the soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines from the State of…