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Seth Lewis

ILLINOIS STATE SENATOR
24TH DISTRICT

Seth Lewis

ILLINOIS STATE SENATOR
24TH DISTRICT

SAVE THE DATE: Senator Lewis’ Summer Fishing Derby

Mark your calendars now so you can participate in Senator Lewis’ Summer Fishing Derby! Saturday, June 29 9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon Herrick Lake 3S580 Naperville Road, Wheaton For more information, please contact Joe at jmorano@sgop.ilga.gov

Senator Lewis’ State Mushroom Bill Sails Through Senate

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With students from the Prairie School of DuPage watching remotely from their classroom in Wheaton, State Senator Seth Lewis (R-Bartlett) gained unanimous Senate approval on Thursday of a state symbol bill they worked on together. Through Lewis’ Senate Bill 3514, the Calvatia Gigantea, or “Giant Puffball” is officially designated as the state mushroom. “Since November, […]

Senator Lewis’ Legislative Update

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Senator Seth Lewis Appointed to Senate Republicans’ Budget Negotiation Team I am thrilled to announce that I have been appointed to serve on the Senate Republicans’ Budget Negotiation Team. It is a privilege to be appointed and I look forward to having a seat at the table as we discuss spending priorities for the next […]

Wheaton Students Join Senator Seth Lewis as Committee Considers State Symbol Legislation

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With 25 students from the Prairie School of DuPage in the committee room with him to help lobby for his bill, State Senator Seth Lewis (R-Bartlett) received unanimous recommended approval from the Senate’s State Government Committee on Wednesday for legislation that designates the Calvatia Gigantea as the official state mushroom. As the bill was presented, […]

Senator Seth Lewis Appointed to Senate Republicans’ Budget Negotiation Team

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As discussions for the Fiscal Year 2025 budget begin in earnest, State Senator Seth Lewis (R-Bartlett) has been appointed to serve on the Senate Republicans’ Budget Negotiation Team. “Senator Lewis brings a wealth of much-needed expertise to the budget-making process, said Senate Republican Leader John Curran (R-Downers Grove). “I am confident he will be a […]

Senator Seth Lewis Champions Legacy Tax Credit

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State Senator Seth Lewis (R-Bartlett) is championing legislation this year that rewards businesses for not just locating in Illinois, but for choosing to stay in the state. Lewis’ Senate Bill 2075 creates a “legacy tax credit” for any sole proprietorship, LLC, or corporation that is headquartered in the State of Illinois of $100 for each […]

Pritzker, IDHS Respond to Pressure from Legislators & Advocates; Postpone Cuts in Service Hours for Professional IDD Caregivers

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A plan to significantly cut service hours for professionals who provide care to Illinoisans with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) who live in group homes was put on hold Wednesday after the Pritzker Administration and leaders from his Department of Human Services (IDHS) faced extreme backlash from legislators, service providers, and families whose loved ones […]

Senator Lewis Joins Colleagues in Demanding that Pritzker Rescind Proposed Cuts to Service Hours for Intellectually and Developmentally Disabled Illinoisans

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State Senator Seth Lewis (R-Bartlett) is demanding that Governor Pritzker rescind a proposal that would significantly reduce service hours for Illinois adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) who live in group homes. Governor Pritzker and his Administration’s Department of Human Services have proposed cutting service hours by 2.5 million in the upcoming Fiscal Year 2025 budget. […]