Local governments concerned about the impact a $15 minimum wage will have on local economies should be allowed to decide what is best for their communities.
Senator Chuck Weaver says local governments concerned about the impact a $15 minimum wage will have on local economies should be allowed to decide what is best for their communities.
Senator Chuck Weaver released the following statement after Governor J. B. Pritzker delivered his second Budget Address February 19 to a joint session of legislators in the House of Representatives.
Continuing our push for fair legislative maps, Senate Republicans are supporting a new amendment to our state’s Constitution that would take the process of drawing legislative districts out of the hands of sitting lawmakers.
Happy Valentine's Day!
Lincoln's Birthday is February 12!
The first $50 million of the $420 million dedicated to statewide broadband Internet expansion was released during the week, along with information about how to apply for the grants.
The Weaver Team has been contacted by a group known as Assisted Living, which can help Central Illinois citizens seeking information about issues dealing with assisted living for senior citizens or persons with disabilities.
Governor J.B. Pritzker painted a rosy picture in his first “State of the State” address January 29, but Senate Republican lawmakers say a greater emphasis should have been placed on rooting out corruption, starting with revamping the state’s process for drawing legislative maps.
Senator Chuck Weaver says lawmakers must get to work to restore fiscal responsibility and fundamentally change the way state government operates.
A major issue with the state’s Automatic Voter Registration system made headlines during the week, raising questions about the integrity of Illinois’ elections.
More than $550,000 will be awarded for two park district improvement projects that will benefit central Illinois communities in Peoria and Marshall Counties, according to Senator Chuck Weaver.
In the wake of federal indictments and raids, a special legislative panel heard testimony during the week addressing ethics and lobbying legal loopholes.
More than $1.4 million will be awarded to two 37th District communities for municipal improvement projects, according to Senator Chuck Weaver.
The state’s population decline continues to be a cause for concern as Illinois enters a new decade with nearly 160,000 fewer residents.
Happy New Year!
As a new year begins, Illinois residents may be interested to learn about several notable new laws that take effect January 1.
As people throughout Illinois prepare to ring in the New Year, the Senate Republican Caucus is continuing to highlight new laws that will take effect on January 1.
As a New Year approaches, Illinois residents may want to know about several notable laws that take effect on Jan. 1.
Watchdog group Truth in Accounting has issued a report that ranks Illinois among the least fiscally-transparent states in the nation.
November is a month of celebrating all that is good about our nation’s freedom and its democracy.
The Weaver Team could not be more proud of the young emerging leaders who presented their 1000# Project outcomes recently before hundreds of registrants at the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem and Convergence Conference in Peoria.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently issued a Regional Emergency Declaration due to a shortage of propane in Illinois.
During the final hours of the fall Veto Session, the Senate Republican Caucus united in support of real ethics reform, standing in opposition to House Joint Resolution 93 – a measure that would create a Democrat-controlled commission to consider ethics reform.
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