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Saturday, September 23, 2023
It’s National Hunting and Fishing Day!

Wishing a very happy National Hunting and Fishing Day to all the sportsmen and women across Illinois!

Friday, September 22, 2023
1st Day of “No Cash Bail”, Gun Ban Rules, Local Fall Foliage Gem, and More

No Cash Bail: Day 1 The Democrats’ SAFE-T Act was fully implemented statewide this week. For months, many have asked me what will happen when there is no longer cash…

Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Gun Ban Implementation Rules Filed

The Illinois State Police filed emergency rules with the Secretary of State to implement a portion of the firearms ban beginning next month.

Tuesday, September 19, 2023
The Clock is Ticking on School Choice Scholarships

Illinois’ only school choice option expires at the end of 2023 unless we act during veto session to save the program. If you agree that school choice is important for…

Monday, September 18, 2023
Work Will Continue on End of Cash Bail

While Democrats ignore concerns of stakeholders about the end of cash bail, we will continue to work closely with law enforcement, prosecutors, and court administrators to identify and fix the mistakes…

Sunday, September 17, 2023
Support and Defend our Constitution

Today we commemorate the signing of the United States Constitution in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787. The Constitution defined the framework for our federal government, uniting citizens as members of…

Saturday, September 16, 2023
Have a Safe Harvest Season!

Harvest season is here! Remember to watch for large equipment, be patient, and give our farmers plenty of room on the roadways in the coming months. Wishing all a safe…

Friday, September 15, 2023
POW/MIA Recognition Day

Today we recognize the strength and courage of our servicemembers who were held prisoners of war and honor those who are still missing in action. May we always remember their…

Friday, September 15, 2023
Cash Bail Ends on Monday

Cash bail is set to end Monday in Illinois, here’s what that means for the courts.

Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Truck Driver Scholarships Available

Truck drivers are critical for transporting farm commodities, inputs, and food throughout our state and nation. If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a truck driver, check…