Week of 10/31/2022

Education

Could the COVID-19 vaccine be mandated for school children in Illinois?

KFVS 12

Colin Baillie

10/31/2022

‘“Honestly it’s a little bit of smoke and mirrors on Governor Pritzker’s part, because he knows he doesn’t have the authority to mandate children to get that particular vaccine,” said Illinois State Senator Terri Bryant.’

 

Sen. Terri Bryant

11-1-22

WEEK-TV (Peoria)

Issue: School child immunization/Covid and Pritzker

 

Sen. Terri Bryant

10-31-22

KFVS-TV (Cape Girardeau, Mo.)

Issue: School child immunization/Covid and Pritzker

 

Sen. Terri Bryant

11-1-22

WHOI-TV (Peoria)

Issue: School child immunization/Covid and Pritzker

 

Sen. Terri Bryant

11-1-22

WEEK-TV (Peoria)

Issue: School child immunization/Covid and Pritzker

Events

Illinois leaders teach 37th district high school students about political science, public service

WQAD8

Charles Hart

11/01/2022

“Illinois State Senator Win Stoller invited several high school students throughout the 37th district to learn about public policy and the legislative process.”

 

Sen. Win Stoller

11-1-22

WQAD-TV (Quad Cities) (multiple newscasts)

Issue: Youth Advisory Council

 

Fowler engages students in state government through Student Advisory Council

Metropolis Planet

SCENE STAFF

10/31/2022

“State Sen. Dale Fowler (R-Harrisburg) hosted over 90 students from 19 high schools Monday, Oct. 24, on the campus of Southern Illinois University Carbondale as a part of his annual Student Advisory Council.”

Health

Senator Rose Statement on AETNA and Carle Agreement

My Radio Link (Mattoon)

Staff

11/02/2022

“State Senator Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) released the following statement regarding the agreement announced between AETNA and Carle.”

 

Sen. Chapin Rose

11-3-22

WCIA-TV (Champaign)

Issue: Health care insurance for state retirees/his legislation

 

Senator Rose Files Bill to Offer Healthcare Choice to Retirees

Effingham Radio

Staff

10/31/2022

“In response to ongoing issues with the State of Illinois’ failure to provide adequate healthcare coverage for state retirees, State Senator Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) has filed legislation to allow them to choose their health insurance provider.”

 

Senator Rose Statement on AETNA and Carle Agreement

Effingham Radio

Staff

10/31/2022

“State Senator Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) released the following statement regarding the agreement announced between AETNA and Carle.”

 

Marron, Rose file bills to force health insurance options for retirees

WCIA 3

Cole Henke, Renée Cooper, Danny Connolly

10/31/2022

“Senator Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) also filed a bill that would offer a voucher to the state’s retirees for a standard cost and use the voucher to an insurance plan of their choosing.”

 

Sen. Chapin Rose

11-1-22

WCIA-TV (Champaign) (multiple newscasts)

Issue: Health insurance for state retirees

 

Sen. Chapin Rose

10-31-22

Champaign News Gazette

Issue: Health insurance for state retirees

 

Sen. Chapin Rose

11-1-22

WCIA-TV (Champaign) (multiple newscasts)

Issue: Health insurance for state retirees/deal reached

 

Sen. Chapin Rose

11-1-22

Champaign News Gazette

Issue: Health insurance for state retirees

 

Sen. Chapin Rose

11-3-22

WCIA-TV (Champaign) (multiple newscasts)

Issue: State retiree health insurance

Veterans Affairs

State Senator looking for photos and stories of veterans to be highlighted at Illinois Capitol

WSPY News

Staff

11/03/2022

“Morris State Senator Sue Rezin is asking residents of the 38th District to submit photos and stories of their loved ones who served in the military.”

 

State Senator asking for photos for the ‘Honoring All Who Served’ Veterans Day Display at State Capitol

WCMY News

Steven Devine

11/03/2022

“The ‘Honoring All Who Served’ Veterans Day Display will on display at the Illinois State Capitol rotunda again this year. And 38th District St. Sen. Sue Rezin of Morris is asking local constituents to send photos for the display.”

 

Senator Rezin Asking Families for Veteran Pictures

WCSJ News

Tina Morrison

10/31/2022

“In honor of Veterans Day and to help pay tribute to the sacrifices and legacies of veterans, State Senator Sue Rezin (R-Morris) is encouraging families of veterans to submit a photo and story, of their loved one who served our nation, so it can be displayed in the rotunda of the Illinois Capitol, November 10 through November 28, 2022.”

 

Sen. Sue Rezin

11-3-22

WCMY Radio (Ottawa)

Issue: Veteran’s Day exhibit at the Capitol

 

Sen. Sue Rezin

11-3-22

WCSJ Radio (Morris)

Issue: Veteran’s Day exhibit at the Capitol

 

Sen. Sue Rezin

10-31-22

WCSJ-AM (Ottawa)

Issue: Veterans Day display at the Capitol

 

Family photos, stories of veterans requested to be showcased at Illinois Capitol

KFVS 12

Marsha Heller

10/31/2022

“Illinois State Senator Terri Bryant is working on a project to help pay tribute and to honor veterans in her district.”

 

Sen. Terri Bryant

11-7-22

WSIU Radio (Carbondale)

Issue: Veteran’s Day exhibit at the Capitol

 

Sen. Terri Bryant

10-31-22

KFVS-TV (Cape Girardeau, Mo.)

Issue: Veterans Day display at the Capitol

 

Sen. Dave Syverson

11-4-22

Ogle County Newspapers

Issue: Veteran’s Day exhibit at the Capitol

 

Sen. Sally Turner

11-7-22

Bloomington Pantagraph

Issue: Veterans Appreciation Breakfast at the Arrowsmith Community Center

 

Sen. Jil Tracy

11-1-22

Muddy River News

Issue: Veterans Day display at the Capitol

MISC.

Former Prosecutors & Appellate Court Justice Speak Out Against Meddling in Illinois Supreme Court Races

The Southland Journal

Don Tracy

11/01/2022

“Former Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon, former Appellate Court Justice Bob Spence, and State Sen. John Curran, who served as an Assistant State’s Attorney in Cook County, all spoke out against the millions of dollars Governor Pritzker, Speaker Welch, President Harmon, and other Democratic lawmakers have spent to elect Justice Mary K. O’Brien and Judge Elizabeth Rochford.”

 

Barickman suggests revamping state's cannabis regulation

WGLT

Charlie Schlenker

10/31/2022

“Marijuana is too expensive in Illinois, according to Republican state Sen. Jason Barickman of Bloomington, who says he'd support lowering taxes on legal cannabis in the state.”

 

Illinois Freedom Caucus meets on SAFE-T Act

WAND

Carlee Bronkema

11/01/2022

“Speakers of the event included Illinois State Representatives Dan Caulkins and Brad Halbrook, State Senator Steve McClure, State Representative Candidate Lisa Smith, and Macon County State's Attorney Scott Rueter.”

 

Sen. Dale Fowler

11-2-22

KBSI-TV (Cape Girardeau, Mo.)

Issue: Meat processing plant in Williamson County

 

Sen. Dale Fowler

11-2-22

KWQC-TV (Davenport, Ia.)

Issue: Line of Duty Compensation Act/funding compensation claims

 

Sen. Neil Anderson

11-2-22

OurQuadCities (Davenport, Ia.) (website is affiliated with WHBF-TV and KLJB-TV/Quad Cities)

Issue: Line of Duty Compensation Act/funding compensation claims

 

Sen. Chapin Rose

11-5-22

Champaign News Gazette

Issue: Community newspapers (Proft)