Monday, March 25th, 2019
Sosnowski files bill to oppose Financial Transactions Tax

State Representative Joe Sosnowski, R-Rockford, has filed a resolution in the Illinois General Assembly stating opposition to any legislation that would impose a tax on the transfer of financial assets…

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…

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

Friday, February 15th, 2019
A Look at Illinois’ Minimum Wage Hike

On February 14, 2019, the Illinois House of Representatives passed SB 1 with a vote of 69 to 47. SB 1 increases the Illinois minimum wage from $8.25 per hour…

Thursday, February 14th, 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 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…

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