Illinois House Adopts New Rules On Partisan Lines

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House adopted new rules on Wednesday that Democrats say are intended to make the legislative process more transparent, but Republicans argue they don’t go far enough in reforming how the General Assembly operates. The new rules represent one of the first attempts by newly-elected House Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch to break from the […]

Illinois To Allow COVID Vaccine For Pre-existing Conditions

QUINCY — Illinois residents under 65 years old with pre-existing medical conditions will be eligible to receive vaccination to protect them against COVID-19. Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday expansion of the Phase 1B distribution plan on Feb. 25 will follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for vaccinating pregnant women and people with diabetes, […]

By 2050, Illinois Would Use Only Renewable Energy Under Bill

First solar farm

SPRINGFIELD — Democrats in the Illinois General Assembly are reviving a plan to make Illinois reliant only on renewable power sources by 2050 with policies and regulations to encourage a switch to generating energy from such sustainable sources as wind and solar. The Clean Energy Jobs Act has a new boost with the election of […]