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Monday, February 8, 2021
Rep. Sosnowski, Mayor Chamberlain to host Coffee in Belvidere

Residents with questions or concerns on state and local issues are invited to attend a morning “Coffee Talk with Rep. Joe & Mayor Mike” hosted by State Representative Joe Sosnowski,…


Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Rep. Sosnowski statement on Governor’s reversal to give legislators priority over seniors, frontline workers for COVID-19 vaccine

State Representative Joe Sosnowski, R-Rockford, responded today to Governor JB Pritzker’s decision to give members of the Illinois General Assembly priority access to the COVID-19 vaccine, reversing his previous position…


Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Sign the petition to keep Illinois families safe

Law enforcement officials and public safety agencies across Illinois believe HB3653 as written, will threaten the safety of Illinois families. This flawed bill will make it more difficult for law enforcement to…


Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Joe Sosnowski takes oath of office for 102nd General Assembly

State Representative Joe Sosnowski, R-Rockford, took the oath of office for his sixth term on Wednesday, joining all 118 members of the Illinois House of Representatives for the inauguration of…


Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Rep. Sosnowski statement on end of Speaker Madigan’s tenure

State Representative Joe Sosnowski, R-Rockford, issued the following statement today following the election of a new Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives: “This is an historic day for Illinois,…


Monday, January 11, 2021
Rep. Sosnowski statement on police reform omnibus package

State Representative Joe Sosnowski (R-Rockford) issued the following statement today expressing his opposition to the criminal justice omnibus package pending in the Illinois General Assembly: “I oppose the package in…


Sunday, January 10, 2021
Sign the Petition: Support our Police

The General Assembly is considering a sweeping police and criminal justice reform bill that will severely hamper the ability of police to do their jobs and make our communities less…


Friday, January 8, 2021
Local school districts to receive second round of CARES Act funding

State Representative Joe Sosnowski (R-Rockford) shared news from the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) that Illinois is set to receive more than $2.25 Billion in federal CARES Act funding…


Monday, December 28, 2020
New Laws for 2021

Three new state laws go into effect January 1, 2021. Usually there are 200-300 new laws approved each year. Only three for 2021 due to the legislative session being shortened…


Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Rep. Sosnowski attends announcement of $100K in state grants to help keep jobs in Poplar Grove

Rep. Sosnowski attended an announcement in Poplar Grove on Tuesday regarding $100,081 in state funding from the Illinois’  Local CURE Economic Support Payments Grant Program to help sustain local jobs….