Democrats Push Repeal Of Abortion Law Mandating Minors Notify Parents

SPRINGFIELD — Some Democratic lawmakers want to repeal an abortion law that requires girls under the age of 18 who are seeking an abortion to notify their parents at least 48 hours before the procedure, with some exceptions. Under the current law, the notice requirement doesn’t apply if a minor is accompanied by an adult […]

Mandatory K-12 Sex Education Bill Advances In House

SPRINGFIELD – An Illinois House committee advanced a bill Wednesday that would mandate all public school districts in the state provide a comprehensive, age-appropriate curriculum on sex education, sexual abuse awareness and healthy relationships for all grades, K-12. Illinois currently has a law that leaves the option of teaching sex education up to the discretion […]

House Republicans Unveil Legislative Platform

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois House Republicans released a new legislative agenda Wednesday in an effort to rebrand the party’s role in Illinois politics. Reimagine Illinois, unveiled by the House Republican Caucus at a Wednesday news conference, asks voters to “imagine an Illinois free of corruption and with responsible fiscal leadership.” A website outlining the initiative was […]