Several important bills – some of them controversial – were among the measures considered by lawmakers during the week to meet a March 22 deadline to move Senate bills out of committees.
Senator Chuck Weaver is hosting Coffee & Conversation March 29 at The Coffee Hub, 318 5th St. in Lacon.
Thousands of people from across Illinois came to the Capitol March 20 to voice their strong opposition to controversial bills that would expand abortion rights and repeal the parental notification law.
Happy St. Patrick's Day!
The Senate spent most of its day working on legislation in full schedule of committees during the week, with some floor action, and several controversial measures making news.
Senator Chuck Weaver talks with city officials from Galesburg March 13 in the Capitol.
District office intern Benjamin McCoy joined Senator Chuck Weaver in the Senate March 13, serving as “Page for a Day.”
Governor J.B. Pritzker took the next step during the week in advancing his controversial plan to change the state’s income tax from a flat rate to a graduated rate based on income.
Senator Chuck Weaver talks with local agriculture leaders from the Knox County Corn Growers Association March 6 in the Capitol.
A plan by Senator Chuck Weaver to help soon-to-be-released inmates find jobs to keep them from returning to jail or prison was approved by a unanimous vote of the Senate March 6.
LISTEN IN: Senator Weaver discusses his plan to give soon-to-be-released inmates more tools to find jobs, in an effort to keep them from returning to jail or prison.
Senator Chuck Weaver talks with local Soil and Water Conservation District leaders from Knox, Mercer, Peoria and Stark counties March 5 in the Capitol.
Illinois’ new Governor outlined his spending plan for the coming year during the week, after signing a controversial minimum-wage measure into law.
Honoring our Presidents
Pictures and reports from around the 37th District and around the Capitol!
We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone. – Ronald Reagan
Celebrating Abraham Lincoln's Birthday!
The Weaver Team was pleased to participate in a Graduation Ceremony resulting from a joint effort between Black Hawk College Business Training Center, the American Job Center, and Kewanee Life Skills Re-Entry Center.
Senator Chuck Weaver released the following statement February 7 after the Senate advanced a measure to increase the minimum wage incrementally to $15.00 per hour for standard and tipped employees over a six-year ramp.
Senator Chuck Weaver is urging Illinoisans to speak up and help put a fair maps amendment on the ballot for the next election, giving voters the power to pick their legislators instead of letting lawmakers pick their voters.
Voice your support for getting a Constitutional Amendment on the ballot to give you the chance to vote on a new system to draw our legislative maps.
Senate lawmakers braved the cold to return to the Capitol January 29-31, as the Governor issued a disaster proclamation for the entire state ahead of the severe winter storm that blanketed Illinois with life-threatening wind chills.
Senator Chuck Weaver has introduced legislation to provide soon-to-be-released inmates more tools to find jobs in an effort to keep them from returning to jail or prison.
Senator Chuck Weaver joins the Capitol Report podcast January 30 to discuss legislation he’s sponsoring to help inmates, scheduled for release, find jobs instead of returning to jail.
Senator Chuck Weaver has been asked to serve as a Spokesperson for the Education Committee for the 101st General Assembly.
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