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Several House Republicans spoke out Wednesday in support of a pro-life rally that took place at the state capitol in Springfield to protest two new Democratic abortion bills.
Several House Republicans have voiced their opposition to a recently passed bill that amends the state’s Worker’s Compensation Act.
State Rep. Brad Halbrook (R-Shelbyville) insists that his motivations for sponsoring House Resolution 0169 are simple.
The Illinois House of Representatives passed legislation that will raise the legal age for tobacco-products purchase to 21, and decriminalize tobacco possession for those under the age of 18.
An emerging bipartisan advocacy group that pushes for political reform in Illinois held a press conference on Wednesday to discuss its 2019 legislative agenda.
The House Elementary and Secondary Education Committee will favorably report a bill to the House floor that would allow media literacy curriculum to be implemented in high schools across Illinois.
The House Revenue and Finance Committee recently heard testimony from Gov. J.B. Pritzker's administration regarding revenue estimates for Fiscal Year 2020.
Government watchdog group Ideas Illinois thinks voters should have serious questions for Gov. J.B. Pritzker when it comes to his jobs tax-rate proposal.
SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois House Insurance and Prescription Drug Affordability and Accessibility joint committee listened to testimony Friday on the rising cost of prescription drugs for some of the state's most vulnerable citizens.
The House Environmental Committee heard testimony regarding ethylene oxide emissions and proposed legislation to ban them from the state on Tuesday.
The House Elementary & Secondary Education School Curriculum and Policies Committee voted to report favorably to the House about two bills on Thursday: House Bill 921 and House Bill 922.
A press conference was held Thursday to announce the formation of the official Progressive Caucus in the Illinois House of Representatives.
The House Labor and Commerce Committee voted on Wednesday to send a bill to raising the minimum wage in the state to $15 per hour over six years to the House of Representatives, which approved it on Thursday.
The House voted to pass the minimum wage bill Thursday evening, meaning the bill has now cleared both the House and the Senate.
The Illinois Republican Party is calling out Gov. J.B. Pritzker on his claim that he compromised with GOP lawmakers to raise the state's minimum wage, a claim the GOP said this week is not true.
A bill that would amend the Illinois's criminal code to make parental bullying a crime has been assigned to the House Judiciary-Criminal Committee for further consideration.
State Rep. Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) was re-elected speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives on Wednesday.
State Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-Crystal Lake) is strongly against a proposed gas tax hike that would give Illinois the highest gas tax in the country.
The Illinois House of Representatives has approved the creation of a task force that will audit the teaching of African-American history in the state's public schools.
A bill that changes the sunset date on previous legislation that involves the privatization of public water systems has passed in the Illinois House of Representatives.