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Tuesday, November 7, 2023
House Republicans pursue increased election integrity in Illinois

House Republicans introduced several initiatives this year aimed at increasing election integrity in Illinois. The bills targeted the State Board of Elections to set up and maintain a system to…


Monday, November 6, 2023
Great Rivers & Routes Region: Bald Eagles Flying into Illinois

The American bald eagle is a symbol of strength and is beloved by so many people. As winter approaches in Illinois, people travel to popular destinations to watch America’s magnificent…


Friday, November 3, 2023
ISP Hosting Firearms Ban and Endorsement Affidavit Rules Hearings

The Illinois State Police (ISP) is scheduled to conduct three public hearings on permanent rules to continue to move forward on the implementation of the Protect Illinois Communities Act in early November….


Wednesday, November 1, 2023
National Military Family Month

National Military Family Month was first declared in 1996. This is a time for us to honor the sacrifices made by all military families who support those serving in our…


Tuesday, October 31, 2023
Safety TIPS for Halloween

The celebration of Halloween has been around for more than a thousand years. Originally a religious observance, today Halloween is considered a holiday for dress-up and fun, especially for children. By…


Monday, October 30, 2023
Recap with Rosenthal

GENERAL ASSEMBLY The first week of Veto Session concludes in the Illinois House. After the first week of veto session in the Illinois House concluded Wednesday afternoon, there are still a number…


Saturday, October 28, 2023
Thank You to All First Responders

This National First Responders Day we honor the courage and commitment of our police, fire, EMS, and dispatchers. Thank you to all these heroes who work every day to keep…


Thursday, October 26, 2023
(PRESS RELEASE) Rep. Rosenthal Visits Sparc Work Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Springfield, IL…Last week, State Representative Wayne Rosenthal (R-Morrisonville) visited Sparc Work Center in Springfield. He had the opportunity to speak with employees who make a difference to…


Thursday, October 26, 2023
Illinois as a Sanctuary State is Costing Taxpayers Billions

Due to the TRUST Act, which was enacted in 2017, Illinois has become a sanctuary state for undocumented immigrants. Law enforcement agencies are prohibited from cooperating with federal immigration authorities to…


Wednesday, October 25, 2023
The Fight for Common Sense Legislation Continues

The first day of the legislative veto session began October 24th. Over the next several weeks we have the opportunity to make a difference for the people we represent, including…