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Monday, May 6, 2024
Recap with Rosenthal: Political Games, First Responders, & Jobs

***GENERAL ASSEMBLY/ELECTIONS*** Democrats muscle through changes to Illinois election law; Republicans denounce political games. This week, Democrats passed brazen legislation to change Illinois election law to their own self-serving political advantages, stifle…


Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Recap with Rosenthal

GENERAL ASSEMBLY Third Reading deadline for House bills. At the end of last week, the Illinois House of Representatives came to its “Third Reading deadline,” which represents the final date that…


Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Rep. Rosenthal Happy to See HB4270 Pass Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Springfield, IL…Legislation pending in the House of Representatives (HB 4270), would amend the Line of Duty Compensation Act. State Representative Wayne Rosenthal (R-Morrisonville) filed legislation to include…


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…


Friday, March 15, 2024
Photos from This Week in Springfield

This week at the Capitol we were joined by Illinois FFA students and former State Representative John Cavaletto.


Thursday, March 14, 2024
FFA Students of Illinois Were Happy to Visit The Capitol

Yesterday, we had an incredible group of Illinois FFA students visit the Capitol for Illinois Agriculture Legislative Day. These bright students will be our next generation of farmers and they…


Monday, March 11, 2024
Recap with Rosenthal

CORRUPTION, ETHICS REFORM McCombie Calls for Reform Amid Ethics Awareness Month. With the two-year anniversary of former Speaker Mike Madigan’s indictment coinciding with national ethics awareness month, House Minority Leader Tony McCombie is…


Wednesday, March 6, 2024
2024 Emerging Women Leaders Event

Yesterday women from around the state traveled to Springfield for the third annual Emerging Women Leaders Conference. These remarkable up-and-coming leaders who were invited by their State Representatives were identified…


Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Recap with Rosenthal

BUDGET Governor delivers largest budget proposal in state history. House Republicans respond. Governor JB Pritzker delivered his State of the State and Fiscal Year 2025 Budget Address to a joint session…


Tuesday, February 27, 2024
House Republicans Quickly Voice Opposition to California Bill

Illinois House Republicans and thousands of concerned Illinois residents are working as part of statewide and local grassroots efforts to keep strict California Emission Standards from being enacted by radical…