Illinois General Assembly

Illinois (ECWd) - Update: Copy of the proposed Rules (click here and start on page 8) The JOINT COMMITTEE ON ADMINISTRATIVE RULES has the power to stop the Administrative Rules being proposed which would permit police, state, and local health department to mandate "training, warnings, and fines...

Illinois (ECWd) - During the last Legislative session, numerous new laws were pushed through with little or no time to evaluate them for even the most basic of problems.  Throughout the Illinois School Code, there have been amendments and new laws passed and signed into law...

Illinois  (ECWd) - Friday of last week we saw ComEd basically plead guilty to a litany of criminal allegations which directly implicate the Illinois House of Representative Speaker Micheal Madigan (article here).  In short order, Governor Pritzker called for Madigan's resignation for betraying the public trust. Trust...

Illinois (ECWd) - Sunday afternoon Illinois Governor Pritzker took to the podium for his daily press briefing and chastised the Legislature for inaction (see video below),  “complete abdication of responsibility”, on a perceived need of an enforcement mechanism for those who do not comply with his...

Illinois (ECWd) - Over the last week, we have been bombarded with all kinds of accusations and insinuations regarding Governor Pritzker and his financial ties to companies involved in medical testing issues for COVID-19, and that he has not disclosed them.  Of all those sending us...

Illinois (ECWd) - The JOINT COMMITTEE ON ADMINISTRATIVE RULES has the power to stop the Administrative Rule being proposed which would make criminals out of our state business owners.  We covered this proposed new rule in this article.. According to the JCAR agenda: "If members of the...

Springfield (ECWd) - In our first article regarding the Right To Garden - HB 4704, there was key language that failed to get included that caused many red flags to be raised on this bill. We urge everyone to read the amended language as it does resolve...

Springfield (ECWd) - I came across proposed legislation regarding lemonade stands and initially said to myself, it's about time a bill was introduced that makes sense. I jumped the gun!  I fell for the same trap we talked about in the residential garden bill article.  All kinds...

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) - In a Bill that would instantly be struck down by the Supreme Court if enacted, Illinois State Representative Anne Stava-Murray apparently wishes to charge people with a Class 3 felony for using photoshopped imagery in a State or local election. "Synopsis As Introduced Amends...