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Week in Review: June 23

New Rule Attempts to Rein in Spending for Undocumented Immigrant Healthcare This week, after months of Republicans calling attention to the increasing costs of Illinois’


Week in Review: June 16

Bennett Legislation Targeting Teaching Shortage Signed into Law Illinois schools now have a new tool to help combat the statewide teaching shortage, making it easier


Week in Review: June 9

Governor Signs $50 Billion Budget Despite warnings that the state’s spending plan is likely unbalanced and sets Illinois up for an unstable future, the Gov.


Bennett statement on budget signing

State Senator Tom Bennett (R-Gibson City) released the following statement after Governor JB Pritzker signed the FY24 state budget: “The final budget did not match


Update from Senator Bennett: June 2nd

Illinois Budget Plan Likely Contains Hidden Spending One week after the General Assembly passed the FY 2024 spending plan, questions remain about whether the budget


Update from Senator Bennett: May 27

Unbalanced, Partisan Budget Passes Late in the evening (just before midnight) on May 25th, the Illinois Senate passed a budget for the coming year, which

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