State Capitol Report

State Capitol Report - Feb. 10, 2017

The 100th General Assembly has begun its work for the 2017 spring session. The main activity this week at the Capitol was bill introductions. In fact, TODAY marks the deadline for bills to be introduced in either the House or Senate. Before noon today there were over 5,500 bills introduced and it is expected by the end of the day there will be hundreds if not thousands more. 

Date: 
February 10, 2017

State Capitol Report 11-30-12

The General Assembly returned to Springfield this week for the annual fall session. The House was in Tuesday and Wednesday and the Senate was in Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. 

Date: 
November 30, 2012

State Capitol Report 11-30-12

The General Assembly returned to Springfield this week for the annual fall session. The House was in Tuesday and Wednesday and the Senate was in Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. 

Date: 
November 30, 2012

State Capitol Report

It seemed that 2:30 was the designated hour this week for critical issues and your Capitol lobbyists were scrambling between committees and meetings on your behalf.  We spoke in SUPPORT of an initiative- Senate Bill 3595 to clarify the use of compulsory sales in the assessment process in the Senate Revenue Committee; OPPOSED Senate Amendment #3 to House Bill 506- another amendment on the erroneous homestead legislation in the Senate Executive Committee; heard persuasive arguments from a wide variety of construction related proponents an

Date: 
May 18, 2012