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.  …

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Local Lawmakers Evaluate Amtrak Service to Rockford

IDOT: “project may or may not be terminated” Springfield… The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) issued a response to local lawmakers regarding the possible future of an Amtrak passenger rail…

Friday, March 13, 2015
Legislative Update

Unfunded mandates in need of  reform As the Illinois Legislature searches for ways to provide taxpayers relief, everything must be on the table.  That is why I have introduced House…

Monday, March 2, 2015
Sosnowski Visits with Winnebago & Boone County Farm Bureau

Last Wednesday, State Representative Joe Sosnowski (R-Rockford) had the opportunity to meet with the Winnebago-Boone County Farm Bureau. Legislators were able to discuss current legislation and the Farm Bureau’s positions.