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  • Fighting Back Against Human Trafficking

    It doesn’t seem possible, but slavery still exists in the Land of Lincoln. read more...
  • The Illinois Economy

    Another financial assessment to make news comes from the Illinois Policy Institute (IPI), an independent public policy research center. IPI’s report evaluated Illinois’ economy on unemployment, economic opportunity, taxes and business regulations. read more...
  • Turnaround Illinois

    Until this year, Illinois has been under one-party rule for 12 years. The decision to over-spend and grow the size of government rests with the majority leaders. The cleanup is another matter. Gov. Rauner was handed a state budget that was out of money on his first day in office. read more...
  • Fixing the Fiscal House

    Senator Brady said getting the state’s fiscal house in order, including solving the current fiscal crisis is a foundational step to restoring confidence in government and renewing the state’s promise as an economic leader among states. read more...
  • IDOC Chief Stresses Reform to Reduce High Costs in State Prison System

    Illinois has one of the most expensive state prison systems in the country, spending an estimated $38,268 per inmate per year. For years, Senate Republicans have sought reforms intended to reduce costs, improve safety and increase efficiency within the state’s correctional system—efforts the state’s new head of corrections says he intends to pursue. read more...

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 State Capitol Office

  103A State House

  Springfield, Illinois 62706

  Phone: 217-782-6216

  Fax: 217-782-0116

 Bloomington Office:

  2203 Eastland Dr., Suite 3

  Bloomington, IL 61704

  Phone: 309-664-4440

  Fax: 309-664-8597