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SPRINGFIELD - Gov. Bruce Rauner encouraged lawmakers who are expected to return to Springfield today to take action on education funding reform.“The numbers show my plan is better for the state,...[Read More]
CHICAGO – Springfield native Sam Pfister has been named Director of Federal Affairs in Washington D.C. As director, Pfister will be working closely with Congress and the Executive Branch to ensure...[Read More]
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and U.S. Representative John Shimkus (R-IL-15) today urged the Department of Labor (DOL) to work with the United States Department...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (Illinois EPA) Director Alec Messina today announced the Agency has submitted proposed new rules to the Illinois Pollution Control Board and...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner today signed Executive Order 2017-04 to improve and streamline Illinois state government. This action reaffirms the administration’s commitment to transforming...[Read More]
ALTON – To protect community colleges and state universities that have lost nearly 60 percent of their funding over the past two years, state Rep. Dan Beiser, D-Alton, worked with both Democrats...[Read More]
LITCHFIELD - Volunteer firefighters could soon be able to purchase tires at a discount thanks to new legislation that has passed both the House and the Senate. Representative Avery Bourne, (R-Raymond)...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – With high temperatures expected over the next couple of days, Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Director Nirav D. Shah, M.D., J.D. is urging Illinoisans to take preventive...[Read More]
CHICAGO – Today, Gov. Bruce Rauner announced he has appointed Susan Morrison to the Illinois State Board of Education. Morrison’s experience in education administration will bring an important...[Read More]
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) today introduced the Dream Act, which would allow immigrant students who grew up in the United States to earn lawful permanent...[Read More]

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