The Governor concluded action on all bills sent to him during the 2014 legislative session, approving more than 100 measures and vetoing bills that would have established regulations for ridesharing companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar and brought uniformity to speed limits on Interstates and toll highways, State Senator Christine Radogno (R-Lemont).
Local units of government have until Sept. 30 to apply for state grants to purchase firefighting equipment costing $26,000 or less. Grants are available through the Office of the State Fire Marshal.
More than 125 new laws were signed in recent days, as the deadline for the Governor to act on legislation from the spring 2014 session neared. The measures covered topics as wide ranging as smoking on campus to fur trapping to dangerous new “designer” drugs, Sen. Christine Radogno (R-Lemont) said.
Springfield, IL… State Sen. Christine Radogno (R-Lemont) and State Rep. Jim Durkin (R- Western Springs) are hosting a free Senior Fair on Wed., Aug. 27 featuring approximately 45 local and state participants.
A “Sign and Drive” law, legislation to assure that 911 callers will be correctly connected to emergency services, new rules to upgrade the care available through first responders in rural areas, and eliminating the need for permanently disabled veterans to annually reapply for parking stickers, are all among the new laws signed in recent days, State Sen. Christine Radogno (R-Lemont) said.
Darien, IL…. Are you looking for a job or a new career? State Senator Christine Radogno and State Representative Jim Durkin and the Indian Prairie Library District invite you to participate in their FREE Jobs Fair on August 8th, 2014 in Darien.
Illinois’s newest state senator was sworn in Aug. 6. Sen. Chris Nybo (R-Elmhurst) took the oath of office to represent the 24th Senate District, State Senator Christine Radogno (R-Lemont) said.
Legislation that seeks to reduce the risk of serious allergic reactions is just one of a number of bills signed into law in recent days, according to State Sen. Christine Radogno (R-Lemont).
A $1.1 billion plan to accelerate road construction was signed into law July 22, putting in place the final piece of the state’s annual budget.
Do you wonder if you are paying too much in property taxes? Area state lawmakers Christine Radogno, Jim Durkin and Ron Sandack will be hosting a couple of FREE seminars on July 31, 2014 to help Lisle and Darien residents to better understand their tax bill and how to appeal a property tax over assessment.
A legislative panel reviewing Governor Quinn’s failed anti-violence initiative put off testimony from subpoenaed former Quinn administration officials until October, complying with a request from the U.S. Attorney’s office, State Sen. Christine Radogno (R-Lemont) said.
Three new boating safety measures are among bills signed into law in recent days, State Sen. Christine Radogno (R-Lemont) said.
Other new laws meant to assist communities with rebuilding after tornadoes, make it easier for public employees to donate to the Red Cross and allow adults greater access to the adoption records of their grandparents have also been approved.
With Illinois’ new fiscal year beginning July 1, Governor Quinn signed the bulk of the state budget into law on the last day of June.
Burr Ridge, IL – State Senator Christine Radogno (R-Lemont) is teaming up with State Representative Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) to host a FREE Community Recycle Day on Saturday, July 19 from 9 a.m. to noon at Burr Ridge Middle School.
It’s well known that Illinois continues to have the worst credit rating in the nation, but a recently published chart comparing trends across the country highlights a disturbing trend as the state’s credit rating is expected to drop, even as most other states are steadily improving their credit ratings and fiscal climates.