Rep. Grant Wehrli (R-Naperville) said the recent passage of House Bill 418 will prevent retired police officers who are already receiving a pension from earning a second pension if they take on a new active-duty position.
Rep. Peter Breen (R-Lombard) described Monday's passage of Senate Bill 1446 as a hypocritical move by Democrats to make it harder for Gov. Bruce Rauner to use managed care systems for some Medicaid recipients.
Calling it "one of the stupidest bills up to that point to come up in the General Assembly," Rep. Peter Breen (R-Lombard) lashed out at supporters of House Bill 2462, arguing that they knew little about its potential effects.
Rep. Reggie Phillips (R-Charleston) is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the capture of vandals who raided one of his senior-assisted living construction worksites and damaged valuable equipment.
A bill to provide 5G internet for cell phones and tablets by installing small cell facilities in municipalities throughout Illinois failed in the House on Wednesday despite vigorous endorsement by Rep. Peter Breen (R-Lombard), who argued that it would bring money and jobs to the state.
Premium financial companies will soon be allowed to send documents and notices electronically if a bill sponsored by Rep. Christine Winger (R-Bloomingdale) passes the Senate and is signed by the governor following House approval.