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Thursday, February 22, 2024
More Facts From Pritzker’s Budget Proposal

A few more details about the new budget proposal Gov. Pritzker unveiled Wednesday: 💰 A $2.29 billion increase from last year’s enacted budget 💰 A $775 million shortfall for FY25 based on existing…


Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Sanctuary State Policies Put Migrants First

Governor Pritzker today unveiled a $52.7 billion budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2025-the largest budget in state history. The budget proposal again promises hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars to…


Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Pritzker Unveils Budget Plan Today at Noon

Governor Pritzker will give his combined Budget and State of the State Address in Springfield today at noon. The budget that will ultimately pass before we adjourn this spring directly…


Tuesday, February 20, 2024
New Legislation Alert!

A new bill proposed by Democrats would force the Illinois EPA to adopt California emission standards for trucks and surrender state sovereignty to California bureaucrats instead of Illinois lawmakers. The…


Monday, February 19, 2024
Celebrate our Nation’s Great Leaders

Today we honor George Washington, Abe Lincoln, and other great presidents who have led our nation, and to remember the values on which our country was founded. Happy Presidents Day!


Thursday, February 15, 2024
Cover Crop Incentive Deadline Approaching

Illinois farmers have until the end of the month to apply for incentives for fields that were planted with cover crops in 2023. https://www.advantagenews.com/news/local/cover-crop-incentive-deadline-coming-up-in-illinois/article_447bb64e-c819-11ee-a381-43bd3a1ef00c.html


Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day! Whether it be with friends, family, or your significant other, be sure to spend time with those you love today.


Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Illinois Gun Ban Challenge May be Headed to the Supreme Court

In a long-expected move, national gun rights organizations are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Democrats’ firearms ban in Illinois https://capitolnewsillinois.com/NEWS/gun-rights-groups-ask-scotus-to-review-illinois-assault-weapons-ban .


Monday, February 12, 2024
Happy Birthday, Honest Abe!

On February 12th, 1809, President Abraham Lincoln was born. President Lincoln had a profound effect on his home state of Illinois, and the entire nation, through his work to end…


Saturday, February 10, 2024
Super (Bowl) Snacks from Illinois Farmers!

Frito-Lay makes some of the most popular chips in the American marketplace and Illinois farmers play a huge role in the production of these beloved snack foods.  https://www.thecaucusblog.com/2024/02/big-game-crunch-starts-with-illinois.html