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Winter solstice begins

The winter solstice of 2021 on Dec. 21 marks the official beginning of winter in the Northern Hemisphere. Beginning tomorrow, days will start getting longer


December 15 is Bill of Rights Day

December 15 is the national celebration of the Bill of Rights, the first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution, which spell out our rights


Always Ready, Always There

Established in 1636, the National Guard is the oldest military organization in America. Its members serve during times of war and emergency.


Senate Week in Review: Dec. 6-10, 2021

SPRINGFIELD – Oral arguments in the McConchie v. Illinois State Board of Elections federal court case concluded during the week, and a court ruling on


Senate Weeks in Review: Nov. 15-19, 2021

SPRINGFIELD – A late-night bill to repeal the Parental Notice of Abortion Act in Illinois, which was controversially passed through the General Assembly by Democrat


Senate Week in Review: Nov. 8-12, 2021

SPRINGFIELD – Despite nearly 85,000 witness slips filed against efforts to weaken Illinois’ Health Care Right of Conscience Act, Gov. JB Pritzker signed the controversial


Senate Week in Review: Nov. 1-5, 2021

SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker issued a new far-reaching Executive Order this week targeting gun violence in the state. Several controversial bills, however, are still

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