Friday, March 15th, 2019
“Tobacco 21” Heads to Governor’s Desk

Tobacco 21, HB 345 (Rep. Camille Lilly, D-Chicago/ Sen. Julie Morrison, D-Deerfield), has passed the House with a vote of 82-31 and the Senate by a vote 39-16. This bill…

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
Sosnowski advances “babysitting bill” to protect parents from being charged with child neglect, abandonment

Bipartisan legislation to allow single or working parents with a child over age 12 to babysit younger children at home alone was approved today by the House Judiciary-Criminal Committee in…

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
Sosnowski Signs on to Oppose Income Tax Hike on Illinois Families

State Representative Joe Sosnowski, R-Rockford, has signed on to co-sponsor House Resolution 153 today, legislation stating opposition to any measure that would allow for the creation of a graduated income…

Monday, February 4th, 2019
Sosnowski Appointed Spokesperson of Revenue & Finance Committee

State Representative Joe Sosnowski, R-Rockford, has been appointed Republican Spokesperson on the Revenue & Finance Committee for the 2019-2021 legislative term, a role that positions him to play a leading…

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
Status Quo in Springfield: House Votes to Adopt Madigan’s Rules

State Representative Joe Sosnowski, R-Rockford, made the following the statement today after the Illinois House of Representatives voted to adopt HR 59, Speaker Madigan’s iron-fisted rules governing the legislative process…

Friday, January 18th, 2019
Rep. Sosnowski Signs on to Co-Sponsor New “Fair Maps” Amendment

State Representative Joe Sosnowski, R-Rockford, has signed as co-sponsor of an amendment to the Illinois Constitution filed in the House of Representatives on Thursday that would take the decennial process…

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
Katie Kelly Joins Rep. Joe Sosnowski’s Staff as Legislative Aide

ROCKFORD –State Representative Joe Sosnowski, R-Rockford, has announced that Kathleen “Katie” Kelly of Roscoe has joined his staff as Legislative Aide for the 69th District effective January 14. Kelly manages…

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
Sosnowski, Cabello Take Oath of Office for 101st General Assembly

State Representatives Joe Sosnowski, R-Rockford, and John Cabello, R-Machesney Park, took the oath of office for a new term on Wednesday, joining all 118 members of the Illinois House of…

Monday, December 31st, 2018
New Laws for 2019

Immediately upon ringing in the New Year, 253 new laws will become effective in 2019 that have wide-ranging impact. Here are few of those laws families should know about:   Children under…

Monday, December 17th, 2018
Illinois Motor Fuel Tax: Know the Facts

Illinois’ motor fuel tax on gasoline is 19 cents per gallon and hasn’t been raised since 1990. All revenue from the tax goes to the Motor Fuel Tax Fund. In…

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