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IEA Legislative Update for April 12, 2019

This deadline week was everything we expected. We almost moved all of our priority bills out of the House and Senate. One proposal that...

IEA Legislative Update for April 5, 2019

Legislative video update by IEA Government Relations Director Jim Reed.

IEA Legislative Update for March 29, 2019

The Illinois General Assembly has been debating countless proposals to address a myriad of issues facing the citizens of the State of Illinois. As...

IEA Legislative Update for March 22, 2019

Both legislative chambers were in session this week. For the Senate, the end of this week marks the deadline for all Senate bills to...

IEA Legislative Update for March 15, 2019

This past week, the General Assembly continued with a focus on negotiating and preparing bills to be ready to move through the committee process....

IEA Legislative Update for March 8, 2019

Legislative Update by IEA Government Relations Director Jim Reed.

IEA Legislative Update for Feb. 28, 2019

March Madness is upon us! Not in the way you might traditionally think about it if you are into college basketball, but every bit...

IEA Legislative Update for Feb. 15, 2019

Introduction The House was the only chamber in session this week, but that didn’t mean there wasn’t plenty of action. The focus was clearly on...

IEA Legislative Update for Feb. 8, 2019

Legislative Update by IEA Government Relations Director Jim Reed.

IEA Legislative Update for Feb. 1, 2019

Introduction The 101st General Assembly was in session for its first full week of activity. The Assembly has 38 new members and is one of...
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3 Questions with IEA President Kathi Griffin: Juliana Stratton

IEA President Kathi Griffin interviews lieutenant governor candidate Juliana Stratton at a back-to-school event in Schaumburg.

IEA Legislative Update – June 1, 2018

For the first time in three years, the General Assembly has passed a budget with bipartisan support that is likely to be signed by...

IEA Legislative Update – May 25, 2018

As we move into the Memorial Day weekend, the preparation has begun for what is possibly the final week of the spring legislative session....

IEA Legislative Update – May 18, 2018

As we approach the final few weeks of the scheduled spring legislative session, much of the discussion has shifted to the budget and whether...

IEA Legislative Update – May 7, 2018

Legislative Update 5/7/2018This week, both chambers are scheduled to be in session Tuesday through Friday. Last week, the Senate was the only chamber in...

IEA Legislative Update – April 27, 2018

This week both chambers of the General Assembly were in town. This was a deadline week, which means all bills must pass from the...

IEA Legislative Update – April 13, 2018

This week the General Assembly was back in session after a two week break. This was a committee deadline week, which means that substantive bills had to be heard and voted on in committee if they are to be considered for further discussion on the House or Senate floor. Bills not having enough votes to get out of committee are likely dead for the remainder of the spring legislative session.

IEA Legislative Update – March 8, 2018

The General Assembly is in session, but a considerable amount of the focus now is on the March 20 primary election. Despite the distraction,...
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IEA Legislative Update – March 2, 2018

Legislative Update by IEA Government Relations Director Jim Reed.
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IEA Legislative Update – Feb. 1, 2018

Legislative Update by IEA Government Relations Director Jim Reed.