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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


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


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


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


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


Update from Senator Bennett: Jan. 5

Deadline to Register Banned Firearms Passes The crystal ball drop on 2023 has come and gone, and so has the deadline for Illinois firearm owners


New Laws beginning January 1

Springfield, IL… As we prepare to bid 2023 a fond farewell and ring in the New Year, more than 300 new laws are set to

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