Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
AFSCME votes to authorize a possible strike

SPRINGFIELD– Members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 31 voted to give their union bargaining committee the authority to call a strike on Thursday,…

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
Rep. Sosnowski: Growth key to achieving budget solution

Rep. Joe Sosnowski listens to theGovernor’s Budget Address SPRINGFIELD– Governor Bruce Rauner delivered his annual Budget Address to a joint session of the General Assembly today, emphasizing the need to…

Monday, February 13th, 2017
Rep. Sosnowski targets common-sense reforms to make state government more accountable

Rep. Joe Sosnowski ROCKFORD – Illinois suffers from chronic structural inefficiencies that contribute to the destabilization of the state budget, siphoning scarce resources away from vital services meant to ensure…

Thursday, February 9th, 2017
Rep. Sosnowski aims to achieve bipartisan pension reform

Rep. Joe Sosnowski SPRINGFIELD– With Illinois’ unfunded pension liability reaching an estimated $129.8 billion in November 2016 according to a report by the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability (COGFA),…

Monday, February 6th, 2017
Rep. Sosnowski to serve as taxpayer watchdog on Legislative Audit Commission

Rep. Joe Sosnowski ROCKFORD – State Representative Joe Sosnowski (R-Rockford) has been re-appointed to serve on the Legislative Audit Commission, the panel responsible for the oversight of the stewardship of…