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Wednesday, May 1, 2024
Today We Celebrate ILLINOIS BACON DAY!

Today we celebrate Illinois Bacon Day! Did you know that the Illinois pork industry produces more than 6 billion slices of bacon each year? Today we are celebrating this beloved…

Monday, April 29, 2024
National Zipper Day: Est. in 1893 by Whitcomb Judson

Happy National Zipper Day! Did you know the first zipper-like device called the “clasp-locker” was invented by Chicago native Whitcomb Judson in 1893? The device was later improved upon by…

Tuesday, April 23, 2024
5 Good Bills That Passed Through The House

Last week was busy being the deadline for 3rd Readings on House bills. We saw a total of 324 bills passed last week: Democrat bills (291) & Republican bills (33)…

Friday, April 19, 2024
Work Zone Safety Bill, Sponsored by Rep. Rosenthal Passes House

Rep. Rosenthal is happy to see HB5304 pass the Illinois House of Representatives unanimously, 107-0. This bill creates the Highway Work Zone Safety Act which improves public safety in a…

Thursday, April 18, 2024
Rep. Rosenthal Happy to Speak at ICCB Meeting

This morning I joined the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) to discuss legislation that impacts community college students and improving education. A strong foundation is key to a successful college…

Wednesday, April 17, 2024
House Bills Passed in The Capitol Weighed to The Left

This Friday is the 3rd reading deadline in the Illinois House of Representatives, which is the deadline for bills originating in the House to be voted on by the chamber…

Monday, April 15, 2024
Recap with Rosenthal

CRIMINAL LAW Cashless Bail Fails: Six months of diminished public safety. Six months after the full implementation of the cashless bail, and other provisions, of the Illinois SAFE-T Act, Illinois residents…

Thursday, April 11, 2024
Leader McCombie Focused on the Changing Face of Farming

Women have had an impact in agriculture in the U.S. for some time, whether it be on the farm, in the classroom, or in the boardroom. Many of those roles…

Monday, April 8, 2024
Democrats Prioritize Banning Kangaroos, Quickly Leave Town

After a legislative session day was abruptly canceled in the House of Representatives during a deadline week for legislation to pass out of committees, House Minority Leader Tony McCombie released the following…

Saturday, April 6, 2024
Republican Bills Quickly Pushed Aside for Democrat Priorities

While we were busy fighting to provide relief for working families, improve public safety, and fight health care worker shortages, Democrats prioritized a ban on kangaroo ownership.