Illinois State Senate

Annazette Collins

Rep. Collins Named To Replace Hendon In State Senate

A state representative from the West Side will be sworn in tomorrow to replace State Sen. Rickey Hendon, who resigned last month.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2011

Illinois State Senate

Illinois Lawmakers Approve 66% Tax Hike

By a single vote, Illinois lawmakers approved a 66 percent increase to the personal income tax, and soon, your paycheck will be shrinking.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2011

Ron Sandack (

Downers Grove Mayor To Fill State Senate Seat

A committee led by DuPage County Board Chairman-elect Dan Cronin has picked Ron Sandack, mayor of Downers Grove, to finish out the two years remaining in Cronin’s District 21 state Senate term.


Illinois State Capitol

Suburban State Senate Race Still Undecided

A state senate race in far northwest suburbs remains undecided.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2010

Illinois State Capitol

Senate Democrats Hold Off On Quinn’s Borrowing Plan

Illinois Senate Democrats bowed to Republican pressure and are not yet calling for a vote on Gov. Pat Quinn’s plan to borrow money to pay pensions.