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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Meijer Stores Invest in Rockford’s Community

chamber members, elected officials and meijer cut ribbon. Meijer’s Store constructed two new facilities in the Rockford area. Today, the Rockford location cut ribbon in celebration and anticipation of the…


Monday, May 18, 2015
Illinois Finances Made Transparent

Ever wonder how much money the State of Illinois is actually spending or what the balance is? If so, you’re are going to want to visit our State Comptroller’s website….


Friday, May 15, 2015
Rep. Joe Sosnowski – We need jobs in Illinois

“A Right to Work bill was brought by Democratic leadership as a cynical attempt to assert power and bypass bipartisanship. Illinois needs jobs, not grandstanding.” – State Representative Joe Sosnowski


Friday, May 8, 2015
Illinois Supreme Court Strikes Down Pension Legislation

State Rep. Joe Sosnowski offers Solution Springfield… The Illinois Supreme Court’s decision to throw out a 2013 law that sought to fix Illinois’ pension crisis is hardly a surprise. State…


Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Democrats Bypass Budget Process

Springfield… Today Illinois House Democrats forced a partisan vote on a spending bill aimed at undermining the budget process and thwarting the ability of minority legislators to participate. Democrats introduced…


Thursday, April 30, 2015
Governor Rauner Restores $26 Million in Grant Funds

Springfield… State Representative Joe Sosnowski (R-Rockford) has issued the following statement in response to Governor Bruce Rauner’s decision to restore the $26 million in cuts that were made on the…


Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Rep. Sosnowski Passes Legislation to Regulate Amateur Kickboxing Tournaments in Illinois

Springfield… State Representative Joe Sosnowski (R-Rockford) passed legislation that will allow for amateur kickboxing tournaments to come back to Rockford and the entire State, ensuring adequate safety measures for all…


Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Rep. Sosnowski Votes to Eliminate Red Light Traffic Cameras

Springfield… After a recent “Chicago Tribune” investigation showing the Chicago red light program failed to deliver on longtime safety claims, State Representative Joe Sosnowski (R-Rockford) co-sponsored legislation to eliminate the…


Friday, April 3, 2015
Legislative Update

FY15 Budget Solution and Forecast for FY16 Budget  The Illinois House and Senate took a tough, but necessary vote to fix the $1.6 billion gap in the FY15 budget.  The…


Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Sosnowski’s Capitol Classroom Program

State Representative Joe Sosnowski kicked off his Capitol Classroom Program with homeschoolers from Rockford Hallstrom. The program gives students the opportunity to get a firsthand experience in state government.  …