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Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Sign the petition to repeal the TRUST Act

Do you support ending Illinois’ sanctuary state status? Sign the petition today!


Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Free Fishing Days this weekend

The 2024 Illinois Free Fishing Days celebration will take place June 14 – 17. Anglers can fish without purchasing a fishing license, salmon stamp or inland trout stamp. Discover the…


Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Illinois State Museum seeks Route 66 memories for 100th anniversary celebration

The 100th anniversary of Route 66 is approaching in 2026. The Illinois State Museum is planning to celebrate this anniversary by sharing the oral histories of people who can recall…


Wednesday, June 5, 2024
Center Square: Lawmaker concerned Medicaid omnibus allows pharmacists to practice medicine

“We’ve been stabbed in the back by national corporations and their associations that want to put their profits over patient safety. I don’t blame the pharmacists. Pharmacists are often overworked…


Tuesday, June 4, 2024
June is Men’s Health Month

Men’s Health Month encourages men of all ages to seek preventative care, which can lead to earlier detection and treatment of diseases. This month, remind the men in your life…


Monday, June 3, 2024
Upcoming meeting to discuss Logan Correctional Center

The meeting, related to the closure of the Logan Correctional Center, will be held on Thursday, June 13, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. at Lincoln Junior High School at 208 Broadway…


Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Video: Hauter discusses Logan Correctional Center and the FY25 state budget

State Representative Bill Hauter (R-Morton) asked the sponsor of the upcoming fiscal year’s Illinois state budget about the Logan Correctional Center, and how the budget would protect the jobs of…


Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Video: Hauter comments on ‘outrageous’ provision of Medicaid omnibus bill

State Representative Bill Hauter (R-Morton) spoke out on the floor of the Illinois House of Representatives against an “outrageous” provision inserted into the Medicaid omnibus bill which allows pharmacists to…


Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Follow House action live

After missing last week’s deadline to pass a budget and adjourn for the summer, the House will be back in session at noon today. A budget passed the Senate late…


Monday, May 27, 2024
Never Forget, Ever Honor

Thursday, May 23, 2024
Video: Hauter speaks on legislation to fight pre-authorization abuse

State Representative Bill Hauter (R-Morton) speaks in support of Senate Bill 3741, a bipartisan piece of legislation to fight health insurance pre-authorization abuse. The bill passed 110-0 and now goes…