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.