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Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) opposed a bill that changes the process for third-party driver's education instructors that contract with the public school system
A bill that adds medical information to what constitutes identity theft passed unanimously in the House of Representatives Wednesday.
The Illinois Family Institute is partnering with several other pro-life organizations to hold the Pro-life Rally and Lobby Day Wednesday at the state capitol.
Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) supported a bill that changes the age for purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21.
Rep. Margo McDermed (R-Frankfort) recently urged the House to vote No on Rep. Anna Moeller's (D-Elgin) equal-pay bill that she has supported in the past, asking instead for votes on her own bill when it makes it to the House from subcommittee.
Rep. Stephanie A. Kifoweit (D-Aurora) introduced a bill created to drive business for hydroponics on Feb. 1 to the House of Representatives.
A bill to enact the Chicago Violence Prevention Act and provide more police officers across the city and county was introduced in the House of Representatives on Jan. 14.
The Illinois House of Representatives congratulated K. Michael Welch, the retiring president and CEO of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, in House Resolution 1344, passed Nov. 29.
A bill that changes the sunset date on previous legislation that involves the privatization of public water systems has passed in the Illinois House of Representatives.
Rep. Stephanie Kifowit (D-Aurora) apologized to Rep. Peter Breen (R-Lombard) for her comments on Nov. 27, when she said she wanted to give Breen and his family a broth of legionella.
A Senate bill that would have changed the sunset date on previous legislation involving the privatization of public water systems was removed from the record Nov. 15.
House Bill 597, designating April as Arab American Heritage Month, passed in the House of Representatives on Nov. 15, 99:0.
Republican lawmakers, including Reps. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) and Rep. Margo McDermed (R-Mokena), recently held a press conference to rebuke what they call misleading advertisements by Democrats.
A recent Supreme Court ruling reverses the way public employees now join unions.
After the landmark decision in Janus v. AFSCME today, public sector employees no longer are required to opt out of unions they don't wish to participate in, but now must opt-in to become members.