Week of 07/11/2022

Firearm Legislation

Measure to ban ‘assault weapons’ in Illinois gains cosponsors and criticism

The Center Square

Greg Bishop

07/12/2022

“State Sen. Neil Anderson, R-Andalusia, criticized advancing such measures.”

 

Sen. Neil Anderson

7-12-22

WMAY Radio (Springfield) (4 other sources)

Issue: Firearm legislation to restrict gun ownership

 

Sen. Darren Bailey

7-13-22

Benton Evening News (7 other sources)

Issue: Assault weapons ban

 

Sen. Darren Bailey

7-13-22

Illinois Times

Issue: Assault weapons ban

 

Sen. Neil Anderson

7-13-22

WIND Radio (Chicago)

Issue: Assault weapons ban

 

Sen. Darren Bailey

7-14-22

Kewanee Star-Courier

Issue: Gun restrictions

Higher Education

Three bills impacting Illinois higher education now law

The Center Square

Andrew Hensel

07/11/2022

“During a spring debate on HB5464, state Sen. Chapin Rose, R-Champaign, criticized the board's involvement due to previous failures.”

 

Sen. Chapin Rose

7-11-22

WMAY Radio (Springfield) (4 other sources)

Issue: Higher education legislation

Interviews

The Stevie Jay Morning Show

PodBean

Stevie Jay & Diane Ducey

07/12/2022

“Stevie Jay & Diane Ducey talk politics with analyst Donald P Mazzella and Senator Chapin Rose in addition to sharing sports headlines and stories of the day.”

 

NEWSRADIO WJPF INTERVIEW WITH DALE FOWLER

NewsRadio WJPF

Staff

07/12/2022

“Illinois State Senator Dale Fowler (R-Harrisburg) joins The Morning Newswatch.”

 

State Senator Steve McClure - 7/12/2022

WMAY 92.7 FM (Springfield)

Staff

07/12/2022

“Patrick Pfingsten, filling in for Jim Leach, talks with Illinois State Senator Steve McClure.”

 

Illinois State Senator Steve McClure

WTAX NewsRadio 93.9 FM

Joey M.

07/11/2022

“Joey McLaughlin talks with Illinois State Senator Steve McClure about the primary election, getting out in the newly proposed district and the possibility of a special session on abortion and gun control.”

 

Terri Bryant Interview 7 - 13 – 22

Soundcloud (WXAN)

Radio Will

07/13/2022

“Illinois State Senator Terri Bryant joined WXAN to talk about the potential for a special session and the latest happenings in the Illinois Department of Corrections.”

 

State Senator Chapin Rose 7-14-22

The News Gazette

Staff

07/14/2022

“Dave Gentry and CW Greer talk to State Senator Chapin Rose about issues during the June primary, what JB Pritzker has been up to, and more.”

Unemployment Debt

Unpaid unemployment debt to raise taxes for businesses

CNY Central

AUSTIN DENEAN - The National Desk

07/11/2022

‘“We could’ve and should’ve avoided this by allocating some of the billions of federal dollars we got from the federal government last year,” Republican state Sen. Terri Bryant said in a statement.’

MISC.

Sen. Dave Sverson

7-12-22

Rockford Register Star

Issue: Local industrial park redevelopment

 

Sen. Dale Fowler

7-13-22

DuQuoin Evening Call (3 other sources)

Issue: Southern Illinois Honor Flights

 

Sen. Steve McClure

7-13-22

Illinois Times

Issue: Ending cash bail

 

Sen. Dale Fowler

7-14/15-22

WSIL-TV (Harrisburg) (multiple newscasts)

Issue: Fowler/Bonnen Foundation clothes for kids