Rep. David Olsen (R-Downers Grove) wants to put several measures in place to promote in-state attendance of the University of Illinois (UI), including limits on tuition and fee hikes and quotas for local students, according to a press release.
Repeat gun crime offenders will face tougher sentencing thanks to a bill signed into law by Gov. Bruce Rauner on June 23, according to a press release from Rep. Patti Bellock (R-Hinsdale), who attended the signing.
Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) might not be a superhero, but she knows an archenemy when she sees one: In Illinois, her longtime nemesis has been what she sees as an unfair property tax system, and she wants to form a team to fight it.
Describing immigration as the "story of America," U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-IL) recognized World Refugee Day by meeting with refugees employed at a food production facility in Yorkville recently, according to a press release.
Illinois has its first budget in more than two years after the House voted on Thursday to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s vetoes of three contentious bills that made it through both chambers in a special extended session.
The Statehouse was on security lockdown earlier today after a substance was allegedly thrown at Gov. Bruce Rauner’s office, as well as the Lt. governor's office and the House gallery. Rauner was not in the building at the time of the threat.