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Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Rep. Brady: Governor’s Combined Budget/State of the State Address Ignores Most Critical Issues

Following Governor Pritzker’s combined Budget/State of the State Address delivered via live stream today, State Representative Dan Brady (R-Normal) said the Governor seems to be ignoring many of our state’s…


Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Watch the Governor’s Budget Address Live

Governor Pritzker will deliver his annual budget address today at noon. You can watch the address live here.


Tuesday, February 1, 2022
On this Date…Illinois Was the First State to Ratify the 13th Amendment

Today marks the first day of Black History Month and a celebration of the achievements and contributions of Black Americans in our nation’s history.  On this day in 1865, our state…


Friday, January 28, 2022
Watch Today’s House Hearing into DCFS Leadership Failure

House Republicans have demanded public hearings to investigate the failures of DCFS leadership and policy that led to the agency director being held in contempt of court. Finally, a hearing…


Thursday, January 27, 2022
#WeRemember

On this day 77 years ago, the Soviet army opened the gates of the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland liberating thousands of prisoners. Today, on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we pay tribute…


Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Drivers Services Facilities Reopen

Illinois Driver Services facilities have resumed in-person transactions this week. Online options are still available if you want to skip the line. Read more here.


Monday, January 24, 2022
Rep. Brady Greets Honor Guard Convention

“I was honored to bring “Greetings” to the 29th Annual Honor Guard Convention hosted in my district at the Marriott Hotel in Uptown Normal! Thank you to all in the…


Tuesday, January 18, 2022
8 of 9 Scheduled January Session Days Canceled

All session days originally scheduled for this week have been canceled, bringing us to a total of 8 of 9 scheduled days canceled so far this month. We have a…


Monday, January 17, 2022
Honoring the Enduring Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Friday, January 14, 2022
Local Libraries to Receive Pandemic Recovery Funds

In his role as State Librarian, Secretary of State Jesse White has awarded nearly $6 million to libraries across Illinois that are focused on COVID pandemic recovery. The grants include…