Americans for Prosperity-Illinois (AFP-IL) recently held a press conference to show its support for a senate bill that would end the practice of suspending state motorists' driver's licenses for non-driving offenses.
Illinois state Sen. Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) wants to nail down more specifics in a bill that would allow property tax incentives for newly constructed or renovated rental properties if they include affordable housing units.
During a recent hearing before the Senate Executive Subcommittee on Special Issues, Illinois state Sen. Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) asked for more clarification on a bill that intends to protect construction employees from wage theft.
The Senate passed a bill last week that restructures care grants and amends the Illinois Public Aid Code to require the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to restructure the Family Support Program to enable early treatment of youth, young adults and transition-age adults with a serious mental illness or serious emotional disturbance.
Sen. Dave Syverson (R-Rockford) stood in opposition of a bill that allows individuals participating in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program to receive benefits even when they are noncompliant.
House Rep. Jeff Keicher (R-Sycamore) said a graduated income tax structure will cause Illinois residents to flee the state during the House session on Monday when the chamber was voting on the constitutional amendment.
Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-Crystal Lake) resorted to humor at a press conference last Tuesday, May 21 when discussing a bevy of eye-opening tax increases proposed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, the most jarring being a gas tax bill that includes an electric vehicle (EV)-registration fee hike from $17.50 to $1,000 that's become a national punchline.