Posts Tagged “State of Illinois”

Illinois leaders denounce Trump’s campus harassment changes

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Illinois leaders denounce Trump’s campus harassment changes

Illinois leaders denounce Trump’s campus harassment changes Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan, and leaders of the Illinois Democratic Party including Assistant Majority Leader Kelly Burke denounce  President Donald Trump’s efforts to weaken Campus Harassment Rules for university and college students House Speaker Michael J. Madigan and members of the House Democratic Women’s Caucus are calling…

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Munger named interim DCEO director

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Munger named interim DCEO director

Munger named interim DCEO director Takes business development role as McCarthy leaves for private sector Gov. Bruce Rauner today said that Deputy Gov. Leslie Munger would be taking on the new role of acting director of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO). She replaces Director Sean McCarthy, who has accepted a position…

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Madigan’s staff challenges report on gender diversity

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Madigan’s staff challenges report on gender diversity

Madigan’s staff challenges report on gender diversity Statement from Chief of Staff Jessica Basham on Gender Diversity Statistics Jessica Basham, chief of staff for the Office of the Speaker, released the following statement Tuesday on diversity and the hiring of women: “While recent reporting by the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform recognizes the importance of…

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Rauner appoints Tim Butler as Bicentennial Commission co-chair

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Rauner appoints Tim Butler as Bicentennial Commission co-chair

Rauner appoints Tim Butler as Bicentennial Commission co-chair Gov. Bruce Rauner announced he has appointed Illinois Rep. Tim Butler to serve as co-chair of the Illinois Bicentennial Commission. Butler joins fellow co-chairs Gloria Castillo and Lori Healey. “I would like to thank Gov. Rauner for this tremendous honor,” said Butler, R-Springfield. “For me, the Illinois…

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36 Illinois Nursing Homes cited by state for safety concerns

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36 Illinois Nursing Homes cited by state for safety concerns

36 Illinois Nursing Homes cited by state for safety concerns Nursing Home Violations for Second Quarter 2018 The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced the 2018 Second Quarterly Report of Nursing Home Violators is now posted on IDPH’s website.  The report contains additional information about the violations. The facilities listed below were cited…

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Governor vetos bill that would restrict interstate voting checks

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Governor vetos bill that would restrict interstate voting checks

Governor vetos bill that would restrict interstate voting checks Veto of Bill No.: SB 2273. Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner released the following statement in vetoing SB 2273 which would prohibit interstate checking of voter registration Today I veto Senate Bill 2273 from the 100th General Assembly, which would limit the State of Illinois to participation in…

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Children under 18 can get free meals through state program

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Children under 18 can get free meals through state program

Children under 18 can get free meals through state program The Illinois State Board of Education promotes the “Summer Food Service Program” (SFSP) to provide healthy meals and snacks to Children. Families can find sites by texting “Foodil” to 877-877 The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) will provide healthy meals and snacks this summer to…

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Rauner gets it right naming Gorman as Tollway chief

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Rauner gets it right naming Gorman as Tollway chief

Rauner gets it right naming Gorman as Tollway chief Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner taps Liz Gorman to had the Illinois Tollway, a brilliant move that both helps the State of Illinois and his administration. Gorman, a former Cook County Commissioner, is a champion fo fighting excessive tax increases and fighting for the rights of taxpayers….

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Liz Gorman named as new Illinois Tollway director

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Liz Gorman named as new Illinois Tollway director Former Cook County Commissioner Elizabeth “Liz” Doody Gorman was appointed by Governor Bruce Rauner Thursday (Feb. 22, 2018) as the new executive director of the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority (ISTHA), replacing Greg Bedalov who Rauner appointed in 2015. Bedalov will move to the Illinois Sports Facility…

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Legislature takes steps to crackdown on sexual harassment

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Legislature takes steps to crackdown on sexual harassment

Legislature takes steps to crackdown on sexual harassment Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan releases statement detailing steps to be taken by the Illinois House of Representatives on sexual harassment issues Statement from Speaker Madigan SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – House Speaker Michael J. Madigan issued the following statement Tuesday “Sexual harassment is unacceptable in any workplace….

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