Legislative Update

CONCESSIONS AND PROPOSAL FOR THE FY’18 BUDGET (House Amendment #1 to Senate Bill 6) State budget negotiations has taken much deliberation and compromise, regardless what you may be hearing on the news.  Some of the concessions were extremely difficult to vote for because they help to limit the power of…

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2016 State Legislative Update

Months of negotiating and attempts to pass common sense legislation to benefit all of Illinois culminated in a hybrid budget that was passed in July. This budget has a combination of both six and twelve month appropriations. This budget measure will fund schools for another year and provide six months…

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Legislative Update Regarding State Budget

As the General Assembly works through overtime Session, I have returned to Springfield on a weekly basis to continue to fight for measures important to the district and to the Southland. I am helping our local units of government, assisting our great human services agencies that help our indigent and…

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