Week of 06/06/2022

Education

Sen. Chapin Rose

6-11-22

Champaign News-Gazette

Issue: Speaking to the Champaign County Retired Teachers

 

Local Companies Hire Students as Summer Interns

WCSJ News

Tina Morrison

06/10/2022

“Senator Sue Rezin and the GEDC partnered with local industry and education, in 2013, to launch the program.”

Events

State Senator Brian Stewart Traveling Office Hours

Regional Media

Tom Katz

06/10/2022

“State Senator Brian Stewart (R-Freeport) is announcing that his District Office staff has set Traveling Office Hours for June in nine communities in the 45th Senate District.”

 

Vandalia Prison Town Hall Meeting Rescheduled to June 22

97.9 XFM

Greg Sapp

06/10/2022

“State Representative Blaine Wilhour and State Senator Jason Plummer Friday said their town hall meeting concerning the Vandalia Correctional Center has been rescheduled to Wednesday, June 22.”

Pre-Judgment Interest Law

Sen. Craig Wilcox

6-8-22

WMAY Radio (Springfield) (7 other sources)

Issue: Pre-judgement interest law declared unconstitutional

 

Sen. Craig Wilcox

6-8-22

WIND Radio (Chicago)

Issue: Pre-judgement interest law declared unconstitutional

 

Judge finds personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits law unconstitutional

The Center Square

Andrew Hensel

06/08/2022

“State Sen. Craig Wilcox led the push against the passing of the law and further explained the court's ruling.”

Public Safety

Q&A: State Senator Jason Barickman on gun policy choices

WGLT

Charlie Schlenker

06/08/2022

“WGLT's Charlie Schlenker talks with state Sen. Jason Barickman about policy choice in the debate over guns. Barickman is a Republican from Bloomington-Normal.”

 

Sen. John Curran

6-12-22

WFLD-TV (Chicago) (Flannery Fired Up and newscasts) (6 other sources)

Issue: Chicago crime

 

Sen. Steve McClure

6-10-22

WLDS/WEAI Radio (Jacksonville)

Issue: Mowing at the shuttered Jacksonville Developmental Center/state’s responsibility

 

Sen. Sue Rezin

6-11-22

Ogle County Newspapers

Issue: Reviewing Illinois’ law allowing the use of body armor by civilians

Redistricting

Sen. Dan McConchie

6-7-22

Illinois Business Journal

Issue: Redistricting judicial subdistricts

 

Sen. Dan McConchie

6-6-22

EdGlenToday.com (Edwardsville/Glen Carbon)

Issue: Judicial subcircuit lawsuit

Veterans Affairs

Fallen soldier honored with sign dedication

KFVS 12

Mike Mohundro

06/06/2022

“Windhorst and Illinois State Senator Dale Fowler, with the 59th District, partnered together in advancing House Joint Resolution 42 through the House and Senate. The General Assembly paid tribute to Romines and passed the bill which memorializes the passing of the fallen U. S. soldier and renamed Highway 146.”

 

Sen. Dale Fowler

6-6-22

KFVS-TV (Cape Girardeau, MO)

Issue: Portion of Route 1 named after Sgt. Brian Romines

MISC.

Sen. Dale Fowler

6-6-22

Aviation Pros (Industry media)

Issue: Southern Illinois Airport expansion

 

Sen. Terri Bryant

6-6-22

Aviation Pros (Industry media)

Issue: Southern Illinois Airport expansion

 

Sen. Steve McClure

6-10-22

Jacksonville Journal-Courier

Issue: New Bereavement Law/newspaper notes Sen. McClure’s not voting

 

With electric vehicle sales growing, how will we pay for road repairs?

Daily Herald

Marni Pyke

06/06/2022

‘"The goal is to increase electric vehicle use in the state to reduce fossil fuel consumption, but at the same time we're cutting off our noses to spite our faces and reducing our transportation funding in the process," state Sen. Don DeWitte said.’

 

Local Officials: Revised JDC Mowing Plan Isn’t Enough

WLDS/WEAI

Jeremy Coumbes

06/10/2022

“Ezard says since this first became an issue this year, he, State Senator Steve McClure, and State Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer have all been in constant contact with officials trying to make something happen at the grounds.”