Bills Strengthening Privacy For Sexual Assault Victims Signed Into Law After CBS 2 InvestigationTwo bills that strengthen privacy protections for sexual assault victims in Illinois were signed into law today.
Proposed Laws Would Improve Privacy Protections For Sex Crime Victims In Illinois
Cook County To Open New Mass Vaccination Site In Forest Park On FridayCounty Board President Toni Preckwinkle said, when the site is fully operational, it will be the largest mass vaccination site in suburban Cook County.
Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Education Reform Legislation Aimed At Improving Equity For Minority StudentsThe bill makes sweeping changes to the state's education system, from early childhood through higher education.
Illinois General Assembly Cancels Veto Session Over COVID-19 ConcernsAmid a resurgence of the pandemic that has seen Illinois set new daily COVID-19 case records several times in the past few weeks, state lawmakers have canceled plans for the upcoming veto session before and after the Thanksgiving holiday.
Don Harmon Elected New Illinois State Senate PresidentState Sen. Don Harmon (D-Oak Park) was elected the new Senate President on Sunday.
Pritzker Signs Law Raising Illinois Minimum Wage To $15 An Hour By 2025The minimum wage in Illinois will gradually rise to $15 an hour by 2025, after Gov. JB Pritzker signed legislation that lays out regular wage increases starting next year.
Illinois Senate Committee To Consider $15 Minimum WageIllinois Senate Majority Leader Kimberly Lightford of Maywood says she'll likely present her legislation Wednesday to the Executive Committee.
State Senators Push For $10 Minimum WageA group of Illinois Senate Democrats has introduced a proposal that would gradually raise the state's minimum wage to more than $10 an hour, the highest minimum wage in the nation.