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Seth Lewis

ILLINOIS STATE SENATOR
24TH DISTRICT

Seth Lewis

ILLINOIS STATE SENATOR
24TH DISTRICT

New Year, New Laws, Part II

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Now that presents have been opened and cookies have been eaten, we are all looking ahead to 2024 and what gifts the new year will bring. Personally, I am finalizing my legislative agenda and bill filings for 2024. It is my job to bring the voice of the 24th District to Springfield, and I promise […]

New Year, New Laws, Part I

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Happy holidays to you and your family! I hope you are able to find some time to relax, reflect and enjoy some holiday cheer with friends, family, and other loved ones. This truly is a magical time of year! It has been an honor to represent you in the Illinois Senate, and I look forward […]

We have so much to celebrate this holiday season!

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Happy holidays to you! As the year winds down I think we can all look back on some great successes this year.  Economic activity is approaching pre-pandemic levels, and there is definite excitement in the air as we count down to the holidays we celebrate in December. Please shop local when doing your holiday shopping, […]

Senator Lewis’ Legislative Update

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Happy Fall to all! As we head into November, I am reminded of how wonderful this time of year is. The Fall colors were beautiful this year, and I know we are all beginning to look forward with anticipation to Thanksgiving gatherings and to holiday celebrations that will be here before you know it. In […]

Senator Lewis’ Capitol Update

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$2.88 Million in Back 2 Business Grants Awarded in 24th Senate District I am thrilled to announce that several restaurants and hotels in the 24th Senate District recently received Back 2 Business Grants through the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO). A total of $665,000 was distributed to restaurants and an additional $2,216,687 […]

Veto Session Preview, Big Changes at the DMV, Upcoming Events in the 24th District

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Veto Session on the Horizon Fall is approaching, and that means the Legislative Veto Session is right around the corner. As of Aug. 18, all legislation that passed the General Assembly during the 2023 spring session has been acted on by the Governor. More than 550 bills were approved by both legislative chambers, and all […]

Capitol News from Senator Seth Lewis

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Senator Lewis Sends Four Bills to Governor for Final Action More than 500 bills covering a variety of topics were sent to the Governor for his signature or veto during the 2023 spring legislative session. During my first spring session as a State Senator, I successfully passed four bills that are now on their way […]

Senator Lewis’ Legislative Update

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Senator Lewis to host ‘Back to Business’ grant webinar on May Support of Illinois’ job creators is critical to a thriving state economy. This year I filed legislation that lifts up our businesses and helps them succeed and reach new levels of success. But my advocacy in this area is not limited to legislative endeavors. […]

Senator Lewis’ Legislative Update

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Legislature reaches halfway point of 2023 spring session After several busy weeks in Springfield, we are now approaching the halfway point of the 2023 spring session. By March 10, bills had to have advanced out of a substantive committee to remain active. While there are a few loopholes that provide for additional bills to move […]