Inauguration Ceremonies Herald the 103rd General Assembly

This week saw multiple inaugural ceremonies, as first the elected statewide officials were sworn in on Monday. Members of the General Assembly were sworn in at two different, simultaneous ceremonies on Wednesday. The Senate’s was held inside the Old State Capitol while the House of Representatives travelled to the Performing Arts Center at the University […]

SAFE-T Act Is Partially Paused in the Illinois Supreme Court

After the Kankakee County judge ruled parts of the SAFE-T Act as unconstitutional in a lawsuit filed by multiple counties, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled December 31st to halt the implementation of the no-cash bail system that was supposed to go into effect on January 1. The ruling is in response to a lower court […]

Seth Lewis Sworn in as Senator of Illinois’ New 24th District

SPRINGFIELD, IL—Newly elected State Senator Seth Lewis (R-Bartlett) was sworn into office on Wednesday as the representative voice of Illinois’ newly-drawn 24th Senate District in DuPage and suburban Cook Counties. Sen. Lewis took his oath of office at a noon ceremony held at the Old Illinois State Capitol in Springfield. “It’s a distinct honor to […]