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Friday, June 14, 2019
Investing in Illinois’ Transportation Needs

By Joe Sosnowski State Representative, 69th District Illinois stands at the center of the nation’s transportation system. Our roads, rails, airports and rivers carry more commerce than any other state….


Thursday, April 25, 2019
Winnebago County receives state grant to enhance law enforcement information sharing, efficiency & public safety

Winnebago County has been awarded a $75,000 state grant to upgrade and consolidate the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) and Records Management Systems (RMS) utilized by the Sheriff’s Office and eleven…


Wednesday, April 3, 2019
House of Representatives OK’s “Home Alone” bill to protect parents of young teens 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 of Representatives in…


Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Apply for Rep. Sosnowski’s Summer Internship Program

If you are outgoing, organized, engaged and want to experience working in a state legislative office, this may be the opportunity for you! State Representative Joe Sosnowski’s Summer Internship is…


Friday, March 15, 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, February 27, 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…


Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Rep. Sosnowski on Illinois Exodus, Taxes, Budget

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Sosnowski Statement on the Governor’s Budget Address

State Representative Joe Sosnowski, R-Rockford, issued the following statement today in response to Governor JB Pritzker’s Budget Address to a joint session of the Illinois General Assembly: “With Illinois facing…


Thursday, February 14, 2019
Sosnowski Statement on House Passage of Minimum Wage Increase

State Representative Joe Sosnowski, R-Rockford, issued the following statement today following final passage of legislation to raise Illinois’ minimum wage to $15 per hour by January 1, 2025:   “This…


Monday, February 4, 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…