Week of 08/29/2022

Education

State senator talks school security

WCSJ News

Justin Ritz

08/29/2022

“38th District State Senator Sue Rezin says that schools need more security.”

 

Some see benefits, but disparities remain under evidence-based funding for Illinois schools

Daily Herald, Capitol News Illinois

PETER HANCOCK

08/29/2022

“Republican Bloomington Sen. Jason Barickman, who was also a key negotiator in the process, agreed that it was politically necessary.”

 

Sen. Jason Barickman

8-31-22

Illinois Times

Issue: Equity gap (funding) for public schools

 

Barickman: Political attacks on educators have worsened teacher shortage

WGLT

Ryan Denham

08/30/2022

Jason Barickman worked on the bipartisan school-funding overhaul that passed five years ago.”

 

Sen. Chapin Rose

8-31-22

Illinois Times

Issue: Equity gap (funding) for public schools

Events

Sen. Dale Fowler

9-1-22

The Daily Republican (Marion) (3 other sources)

Issue: Carbondale Senior Fair turnout

 

Sen. Dan McConchie

9-4-22

Shaw Media (regional newspaper group)

Issue: Senior Health Fair/Carpentersville

 

Sen. Dan McConchie

9-4-22

Ogle County Newspapers

Issue: Senior Health Fair/Carpentersville

 

Sen. Don DeWitte

9-4-22

Shaw Media (regional newspaper group)

Issue: Senior Health Fair/Carpentersville

 

Sen. Don DeWitte

9-4-22

Ogle County Newspapers

Issue: Senior Health Fair/Carpentersville

 

Sen. Sue Rezin

9-1-22

WCSJ Radio (Morris)

Issue: Hometown tour of the district

 

Sen. Sue Rezin

9-2-22

Ogle County Newspapers

Issue: Traveling Office Hours/Plano

 

Sen. Jason Barickman

9-1-22

WRPW Radio (Bloomington/Normal)

Issue: Wintergreen homeowners meet with Sen. Barickman

Health Care

Sen. Chapin Rose

9-2-22

Champaign News-Gazette

Issue: State of Illinois retiree health plan

 

Changes in the State Retiree Health Care Plan Causing Concern for Some Downstate

The Illinoize

Patrick Pfingsten

09/02/2022

“Sen. Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) told WCIA-TV last month he’s been stonewalled by the state looking for more information.”

Public Safety

Local Officials Share Concerns About No Cash Bail Beginning in New Year

WSPY News

Staff

08/30/2022

“Grundy County Sheriff Ken Briley and State Senator Sue Rezin also spoke during the press conference.”

 

Sen. Sue Rezin

8-29-22

WCSJ Radio (Morris)

Issue: SAFE-T Act/End of cash bail

 

'Numbers don't lie': After a 10th child on the DCFS radar dies in the last 9 months, lawmakers demand changes

CBS Chicago

CHRIS TYE

09/01/2022

“Illinois State Senator Chapin Rose (R-51) is also on the DCFS oversight commission.”

 

Sen. Don DeWitte

9-2-22

Ogle County Newspapers

Issue: Law enforcement regional meeting discussing SAFE-T Act

 

Sen. Dave Syverson

9-2-22

Ogle County Newspapers

Issue: Law enforcement regional meeting discussing SAFE-T Act

 

Several Grundy Co. Jail Inmates Could Be Released Later This Year

WSPY News

Staff

08/31/2022

“Grundy County Sheriff Ken Briley and State Senator Sue Rezin also spoke during the press conference.”

 

Sen. Jason Barickman

9-2-22

WMBD-TV (Peoria) (multiple newscasts) (2 other sources)

Issue: Future of the Pontiac Correctional Center/Lack of transparency from the Governor

 

Sen. Jason Barickman

9-2-22

WMBD-TV (Peoria)

Issue: Fate of Pontiac Prison/Lack of transparency by Governor

 

Sen. Jason Barickman

9-2-22

WYZXZ-TV (Peoria)

Issue: Fate of Pontiac Prison/Lack of transparency by Governor

MISC.

Honoring Two Fallen First Responders

WCSJ News, WSPY News

Justin Ritz

08/29/2022

“Senator Sue Rezin was in our studios on Monday.”

 

Egyptian Health Dept. breaks ground on Integrated Hub

WSIL TV 3, KFVS 12

Staff

09/02/2022

‘“We are excited and grateful to the State of Illinois and Senator Fowler to have this project fully funded and are committed to provide quality care coordination for kids and adults in our community through partnerships,” stated Angie Hampton, Chief Executive Officer of Egyptian Health Department.’

 

After more than two months, still no abortion special session announced

The Center Square

Greg Bishop

08/30/2022

“Illinois Senate Minority Leader Dan McConchie, R-Hawthorn Woods, said the hold up may be that Democrats are gauging public sentiment.”

 

Sen. Sue Rezin

8-29-22

Ogle County Newspapers

Issue: Grundy County Chamber celebrates 75-year anniversary

 

Sen. Chapin Rose

8-31-22

WIFR-TV (Rockford) (3 other sources)

Issue: Auditor General/IDES audit

 

Sen. Neil Anderson

9-1-22

OurQuadCities.com

Issue: Prime Beef Festival

 

Sen. Craig Wilcox

9-2-22

Chicago Tribune (3 other sources)

Issue: Flood mitigation in Knollwood

 

Sen. Sue Rezin

8-31-22

WCSJ Radio (Morris) (1 other source)

Issue: Road projects for the 38th Senate District

 

State Senator highlights road projects in 38th District

WSPY News

Ethan Kruger

08/31/2022

“38th District State Senator Sue Rezin is highlighting several road projects throughout the district selected by the Illinois Department of Transportation.”