In his annual budget address this year, Governor J.B. Pritzker proposed withholding $150 million of state funds for local K-12 schools unless voters approve his income tax hike in the November elections. Pritzker also proposed cutting transportation funding by $40 million if his tax hike doesn’t pass, which would harm rural school districts in particular. Please sign…

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Springfield…In an effort to increase access to healthcare for Illinois’ most vulnerable, State Representative Brad Stephens (R–Chicago) has introduced legislation to place a cap of $100/month on all the costs required by a person with diabetes for diabetic self-management. “During the fall veto session the legislature worked bipartisanly to make healthcare more available – and…

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Chicago…Today State Representative Brad Stephens (R-Chicago) released the following statement in response to the Governor’s annual Budget Address: “I am skeptical of the budgetary framework laid out by the Governor today. Without reforms, he will only ask for further tax increases. We need to build on legislative successes, such as the union backed pension consolidation…

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