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Legislative Update for Nov. 14, 2019

The 2019 veto session wrapped up this week and the IEA had several big victories for public education and public unions, including around the...

IEA Legislative Update for June 3, 2019

The 2019 legislative session has come to an end. Few, if any, thought it would have ended on such a high note on so...

IEA Legislative Update for May 24, 2019

One week and counting! That is how much time is left before the scheduled adjournment of the spring legislative session of the 101st Illinois General Assembly. Most of the discussions are focused solely on the passage of a budget and a possible capital bill.

IEA Legislative Update for May 16, 2019

Legislative video update by IEA Government Relations Director Jim Reed.

IEA Legislative Update for May 10, 2019

This week, we finally got some good news about pensions. It appears we are not going to be facing a pension holiday proposal at the end of the spring legislative session.

IEA Legislative Update for May 3, 2019

The Fair Tax amendment SJRCA 1 moved from the Senate to the House with a full head of steam and a few pieces of...

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...