SPRINGFIELD (Jan. 12, 2018) – Governor Bruce Rauner took action today on the following bill:

Bill No.: HB 171

An Act Concerning Local Government

Action: Vetoed

Veto Message for HB 171

January 12, 2018

To the Honorable Members of

The Illinois House of Representatives,

100th General Assembly:

Prepared Floor Statement by Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa

Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee

On Oversight of the Justice Department and the Need for Transparency

January 24, 2018


Q: How did your legislative work measure up in the first session of the 115th Congress?

ROCK ISLAND, IL - The Quad Cities Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance) Committee announces a call for entries for the "Ida Kramer Children and the Holocaust Essay Contest" and the "Meyer and Frances Shnurman Holocaust Visual Arts Contest" which are open to all Quad City Area students in grades 7-12. The deadline for entries is February 1, 2018.


Both contests offer cash prizes as follows: 

WASHINGTON – Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and Senators Tom Cotton and David Perdue today made the following comments regarding the Durbin-Graham-Flake immigration proposal, which fails to adequately address border security, enforcement, chain migration and diversity visas, while expanding legal status to immigrants who knowingly violated immigration law.

Prepared Statement by Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa

Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee

Oversight of the Department of Homeland Security

January 16, 2018


Des Moines, IA – Today, Iowa Democratic Party Chair Troy Price released the following statement marking the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day:

Azar: I am a Big Supporter of the “Sunshine Act”…Transparency Is Extremely Helpful

Azar: Will Work...to Ensure that the [Medicaid Drug Rebate] Program is Improved

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa marked a series of policy and oversight accomplishments in 2017.

“Serving the people of Iowa as their United States Senator is my first priority and it’s an honor that I take seriously,” Grassley said. “As chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and through my extensive oversight efforts, my work focuses on making government more transparent, efficient and accountable to Iowans and all Americans.”

Q: How will Congress build on the achievements from the first session of the 115th Congress?