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  • State retirees to receive a $59 million refund

    Following a recent court ruling, long-time state retirees will eventually see a more than $59 million refund that had been collected for health insurance premiums following a 2012 law. Prior to the 2012 law, retired state and university employees, judges and General Assembly members, with at least 20 years of state service, received health care insurance from the state at no cost. However, state budget woes prompted the passage of legislation to rescind this free health coverage. The law allowed the state Dept. of Central Management Services (CMS) to deduct premiums from state retiree pension checks to pay part of their retiree insurance costs. read more...
  • Firetruck loan program accepting applications

    Loan applications are now being accepted for fire department and fire protection districts wishing to purchase fire and brush trucks. read more...
  • S&P: Illinois last in job creation

    A new forecast of state and local government credit conditions ranks Illinois last in the region for job growth. read more...
  • Hydraulic fracturing rules on hold

    Proposed rules for hydraulic fracturing, often known as “fracking,” have been put on hold until November 6 by the bipartisan legislative committee that reviews state regulations. read more...
  • Workers’ compensation costs hurt

    High workers’ compensation costs have long been a thorn in the side of Illinois employers and the state’s costs continue to outpace neighboring states. read more...

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State Capitol Office

103A State House
Springfield, Illinois 62706
Phone: 217-782-6216
Fax: 217-782-0116
Legislative Assistant: Abby Walsh


2203 Eastland Dr., Suite 3
Bloomington, IL 61704
Phone: 309-664-4440
Fax: 309-664-8597
Legislative Assistant: Abby Walsh