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Seth Lewis

ILLINOIS STATE SENATOR
24TH DISTRICT

Seth Lewis

ILLINOIS STATE SENATOR
24TH DISTRICT

Senator Seth Lewis’ End of Session Report

The residents of the 24th District sent me to Springfield to find bipartisan solutions to the state’s most pressing problems and to make Illinois a place where people want to live, rather than leave. I have worked very hard to form and nurture relationships with both Republican and Democratic lawmakers, and as a result, I […]

Senator Seth Lewis Receives National Safety Council’s Advocacy in Safety Award for Illinois

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State Senator Seth Lewis (R-Bartlett) is pleased to announce that he has received the National Safety Council’s (NSC) Advocacy in Safety Award for Illinois. The award recognizes the impact individuals have had on safety in their communities and shows appreciation for collaborative efforts to improve workplace and roadway safety goals. “It is a distinct honor […]

Senator Seth Lewis Votes Against Fiscal Year 2025 Budget

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On May 26, Senate Democrats pushed through a Fiscal Year 2025 budget that includes record spending and nearly $1 billion in tax hikes. In response to the Senate’s passage of the budget, State Senator Seth Lewis (R-Bartlett), who voted against it, released the following statement: “As lawmakers, we have a duty to create a budget […]

Lewis’ Bipartisan Bill Creating Official State Mushroom Heads to Governor

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With widespread bipartisan support received in both chambers of the General Assembly, legislation sponsored by State Senator Seth Lewis (R-Bartlett) to designate an official state mushroom now moves to the Governor’s desk for final action. Through Senate Bill 3514, the Calvatia Gigantea, or “Giant Puffball” is officially designated as Illinois’ state mushroom. The idea for […]

With less than one month to go, session hits high gear in Springfield

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Senator Lewis Joins Senate Minority Leader to Push Public Safety Reforms in Springfield On May 1, I joined Senate Minority Leader John Curran (R-Downers Grove) for a Capitol press conference where we highlighted legislation that addresses an issue of growing concern in the suburbs- fleeing and eluding the police. We were joined by Naperville Police […]

Senator Seth Lewis Seeks Clarification on Bears Stadium Plan from IL Sports Facilities Authority During Appropriations Committee Hearing

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Just days after representatives of the Chicago Bears unveiled a multi-billion-dollar plan for a new lakefront stadium in Chicago, State Senator Seth Lewis, Minority Spokesperson for the Senate Appropriations- Public Safety & Infrastructure Committee, asked some pointed questions of leaders of the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority (ISFA) when they appeared before the committee with their […]