Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Remote House Committee Hearing Process Underway

Although lawmakers will not be traveling to Springfield for the time being due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Illinois House begins holding committee hearings remotely this week. I am sharing…

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Illinois must break from the past with new House Rules

We must move on from the ways of the past to give Illinoisans the honest, transparent state government they deserve. The process has to change and it starts with the…

Friday, January 29, 2021
Call to Action: Weigh in on “Culturally Responsive Teaching and Leading Standards”

On February 16th, the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR) will consider a rule drafted by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) entitled: “Culturally Responsive Teaching and Leading Standards”….

Thursday, January 28, 2021
Rep. Steve Reick to Serve Second Term on Bipartisan Joint Committee on Administrative Rules

House Republican Leader Jim Durkin has announced the re-appointment of State Representative Steve Reick (R-Woodstock) to the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR), a bi-partisan, bi-cameral legislative oversight committee.  “State…

Friday, January 22, 2021
Rep. Reick, House Republicans Call on Pritzker to Halt Latest Job-Killing Tax Increase Ploy

State Representatives Mike Murphy (R-Springfield), Steve Reick (R-Woodstock) and Mike Marron (R-Fithian) held a press conference this morning to call on the Governor to halt his continued push for decoupling legislation…

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Legislative News from Rep. Steve Reick

Democrats Push Through Aggressive Agenda in Final Hours of 101st General Assembly In their mad rush to send several bills to the Governor before the end of the 101st General…

Wednesday, January 6, 2021
Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Releases Educational One Pager on COVID-19 Relief Concerning Evictions, Mortgages, and Student Loans

CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation wants to ensure that Illinois consumers are aware of COVID-19 relief options that are available to them.  Today, IDFPR released an…

Monday, January 4, 2021

Illinois Currently #1 State in FAFSA Completions for 2021-22 School Year CHICAGO – While students are struggling nationwide with remote education and college plans seem to be more up in…

Monday, January 4, 2021
New Year, New Laws

HB 2708: Amends the Missing Persons Identification Act to require law enforcement to report relevant information and DNA data about missing person’s cases to the National Missing and Unidentified Persons…

Monday, December 28, 2020
Second and Third Lottery Drawing for 2021 Illinois Spring Turkey Season permits.

Second Lottery:  December 2, 2020 – January 11, 2021 All hunters are eligible to apply for one permit; hunters who have not already been awarded a permit will receive preference Click here to…