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Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Latest Survey Shows Illinois Ranks Near Bottom in Economic Outlook

We can’t tax our way to prosperity. Rather than saddling our already overburdened residents and job creators with more taxes, our focus should be on growing our state. Unfortunately, Democrats…


Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Prisoner Review Board Needs to Enact Victim-Focused Changes

The Illinois Prisoner Review Board needs to enact victim-focused changes in order to keep our communities safe. We cannot continue to put criminals before victims in Illinois. Pritzker names new…


Monday, April 15, 2024
National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week

National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week (April 14-20) honors public safety telecommunicators for their commitment and dedication. Public safety telecommunicators work around the clock to ensure the safety of our communities….


Friday, April 12, 2024
Rising Grocery Prices Put Big Strain on Family Budgets

Grocery prices across the U.S. have risen more than 25% since 2020 and have put a huge strain on family budgets. Here are some tips to help, but we in…


Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Understanding New Loophole in FAFSA Applications

This year’s FAFSA (Free Application For Student Aid) has seen several changes in an effort to simplify the process for applicants. One of those changes is known as the ‘Grandparent…


Tuesday, April 9, 2024
National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day

National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day honors the brave men and women who have endured captivity in war. These individuals have shown incredible bravery and perseverance during a time…


Monday, April 8, 2024
Six Months of Diminished Public Safety in Illinois

Six months after the full implementation of cashless bail, and other provisions, of the Illinois SAFE-T Act, Illinois residents are finding themselves anything but safe. Read more from the Caucus…


Friday, April 5, 2024
Rep. Caulkins’ Bill on Pharmacy Patient Records Advances Out of Committee

State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) sponsored a bill on pharmacy patient records that advanced out of Committee earlier this week. The bill has been placed on the Calendar for Second…


Friday, April 5, 2024
In Recognition of Gold Star Spouses Day

Gold Star Spouses Day honors the spouses of military members who died in service to our nation. Today we must remember the sacrifices made by the spouses and families who…


Thursday, April 4, 2024
Spring Trout Fishing Season Opens Saturday

The 2024 Illinois spring trout fishing season opens this Saturday, April 6, at 58 ponds, lakes, and streams throughout the state. Find a full list of spring trout locations at…