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Update From Senator Bennett: Feb. 23

Governor Proposes $1 Billion in Tax Increases to Cover Expenses for His Migrant Crisis On Wednesday, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker delivered his annual combined Budget

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Sen. Tom Bennett statement on budget address

SPRINGFIELD- State Senator Tom Bennett (R-Gibson City) released the following statement regarding Governor JB Pritzker’s budget address: “Once again, the Governor proposed a state budget

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Update From Senator Bennett: Feb. 16

Upcoming Budget Address Shadowed by Looming Deficit As the Governor prepares to present his annual budget address next week, Senator Bennett and lawmakers are anxious

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Update From Senator Bennett: Feb. 9

Senate Republicans Highlight Pritzker Administration’s Misplaced Priorities Over Free Healthcare for Migrants The three Senate Republicans who sit on the bipartisan and bicameral Joint Committee

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Update from Senator Bennett: Feb. 2

Governor Finally Allows Co-Pays for Undocumented Healthcare In the early summer of 2023, under pressure from the Illinois Legislature, Gov. JB Pritzker promised to implement

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Update from Senator Bennett: Jan. 26

Valentine’s For Seniors – We need your help! We still need your help in writing heartfelt Valentine’s Day cards! Let’s collect as many cards as we

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Update from Senator Bennett: Jan. 19

Illinois Legislative Session Begins The Illinois General Assembly kicked off the 2024 regular session on Jan. 15. Lawmakers spent much of the week in meetings with constituents, other

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Update from Senator Bennett: Jan. 12

Illinois to Launch New Intake Center, Shelter Site for Migrants Arriving in Chicago Illinois has been under some form of a gubernatorial disaster proclamation for

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