Senator Lewis Voices Disappointment over Rail Merger Approval

On Wednesday, March 15, federal regulators approved a $31 billion acquisition of Kansas City Southern Railroad by Canadian Pacific. It was the first major railroad merger in more than 20 years, and it will have a direct impact on several suburban Chicago communities. In response to Wednesday’s announcement, State Senator Seth Lewis (R-Bartlett), who represents […]

Senator Lewis Applauds Illinois’ Rankings in Site Selection Magazine Annual Study

In its recent rankings of state-by-state corporate expansion and relocation projects, Site Selection Magazine has announced the State of Illinois had the second most qualified capital investment projects in the nation in 2022, and the fourth most projects per capita. Additionally, Chicago saw the most projects in metropolitan areas. Upon learning of the rankings, State […]

Senator Seth Lewis Responds to Gov. Pritzker’s Budget Address

On February 15, Governor JB Pritzker presented his combined State of the State and Budget Address before a joint session of the Illinois Senate and House. During the 55-minute speech, Governor Pritzker outlined a $49.6 billion General Fund spending plan for Fiscal Year 2024. At the conclusion of the address, State Senator Seth Lewis (R-Bartlett) […]