Thursday, December 21st, 2017
New Laws for 2018

A number of new laws will take effect beginning with the new year. Some of the major pieces of legislation include:Providing for taxpayer-funding of elective abortions for state employees and Medicaid…

Friday, December 8th, 2017
Governor Launches Opioid Abuse Hotline

A statewide helpline has been launched to provide immediate assistance for those impacted by addiction to opioids and other substances. The telephone service line, 1-833-2-FINDHELP (1-833-234-6343), will be operated through the…

Monday, December 4th, 2017
Rep. McDermed Tours Local Reservoir, Continues to Push for Quarry Regulation

When the Chicago River was reversed in 1900, the city’s sewage was directed away from Lake Michigan, the city and surrounding suburbs’ main drinking water source. However severe flooding leads…