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2013 Statehouse Briefings

  • Statehouse Briefing - November 7, 2013
      Chicago Park District Pension Reform Legislation Approved, Senate Committee Approves Responsible Bidder Legislation, Corporate Tax Breaks Advance, and Supplemental Appropriation Bill Approved.
  • Statehouse Briefing - October 25, 2013
      Pension Reform Deadlocked, No Movement on Regional Fire Protection Agency or Responsible Bidder Legislation, House and Senate Approve Regional Office of Education Consolidation Trailer Bill, and Lawmakers Consider Testimony on Tax Credits and Gaming Expansion.
  • Statehouse Briefing - June 11, 2013
      LGDF Legislator Thank You and Concealed Carry Analysis.
  • Statehouse Briefing - June 7, 2013
      2013 Session Summary, Telecom Rewrite, and Special Session.
  • Statehouse Briefing - June 3, 2013
      The IML enjoyed significant success for municipal governments during the 2013 spring legislative session. This article includes several achievements that we were able to accomplish with the valuable help of our membership.
  • Statehouse Briefing - May 30, 2013
      LGDF SAFE! Some CPPRT Diverted.
  • Statehouse Briefing - May 24, 2013
      Potential LGDF Threat, Pensions, CPPRT, Fire Facility Closures, Concealed Carry, Alternate Bonds, Tracked Legislation.
  • Statehouse Briefing - May 21, 2013
      Statehouse Preview Video, Fire Facility Closure Prohibition, PSEBA Reporting Requirement, Higher Public Works Project Costs, and CPPRT Diversions.
  • Statehouse Briefing - May 17, 2013
      Pension Reform, PSEBA Reform, Fire Facility Closures, Increased Public Works Costs, CPPRT, Telecom/Cable Update, Parking Garages, and Tracked Bills.
  • Statehouse Briefing - May 14, 2013
      Statehouse Preview Video, Fire Facility Closure Prohibition, Higher Public Work Project Costs, and CPPRT Diversion.
  • Statehouse Briefing - May 10, 2013
      IML-Opposed Amendments Emerge, Action Alert, Fire Facility Closure Prohibition, CPPRT Diversion, Telecom Re-Write, PSEBA, and Pension Reform.
  • Statehouse Briefing - May 7, 2013
      Action Alert - Higher Public Work Project Costs, Marketplace Fairness Act, Workers' Compensation Agreement, and Statehouse Preview Video.
  • Statehouse Briefing - May 3, 2013
      Lobby Day, Responsible Bidder, Finance & Audit Committees, and Tracked Bills.
  • Statehouse Briefing - April 26, 2013
      IML Lobby Day, Responsible Bidder, Internet Sales Tax, Electoral Boards, Police Running for Office, Finance and Audit Committees, and Tracked Bills.
  • Statehouse Briefing - April 19, 2013
      Concealed Carry, Medical Marijuana, Federal Update, Responsible Bidder, Fire Service Consolidation, ITAP, Electoral Boards, and Vehicle Impoundment.
  • Statehouse Briefing - April 16, 2013
      IML Weekly Statehouse Preview, Crime Free Housing Legislation, Arbitration Reform, Responsible Bidder, Police Holding Office, and Social Media.
  • Statehouse Briefing - April 12, 2013
      House Approves LGDF Direct Deposit, PTELL Limitation Defeated in House, Responsible Bidder, Firefighter Pension Increase, Police Holding Office, Police Hiring Qualifications, Alternate Bonds, Emerald Ash Borer, and Tracked Bills.
  • Statehouse Briefing - Action Alert - April 11, 2013  Updated on May 03, 2013 @ 01:49 PM
      The IML requests that you contact your state representative and urge that he or she oppose HB 924. The bill as amended would require that contractors adhere to the "responsible bidder" requirements of the Illinois Procurement Code.
  • LGDF Direct Deposit Passes House
      The Illinois House just approved IML's legislation to require the direct deposit of LGDF (income tax) revenue to cities and counties.
  • Statehouse Briefing - April 8, 2013
      LGDF Direct Deposit, Arbitration Reform, Prevailing Wage, Municipal Bonds, and Tracked Bills.
  • Statehouse Briefing - March 26, 2013
      Pension Reform, Marketplace Fairness Act, LGDF Direct Deposit, Impoundment Authority, Arbitration Awards, Home Rule Ballot, FOIA Commercial Requesters, Property Tax Limitations, Fire Service Consolidation, Litigation Exposure, FOIA Attorneys' Fees, Intergovernmental Risk Pools, Transparency, Firefighter Duty Disability Expansion, Firefighter Open Enrollment, Prevailing Wage Responsible Bidder, Open Meetings Act, and Local Electoral Boards.
  • Statehouse Briefing - Federal Action Alert - March 22, 2013
      Later today, or possibly over the weekend, the United States Senate may consider an amendment to the FY2014 Budget Resolution.
  • Statehouse Briefing - March 19, 2013
      IML Weekly Statehouse Preview, LGDF Direct Deposit, Impoundment Authority, Local Revenue Restrictions, Firefighter Benefit Expansion, Firefighter Health Insurance Open Enrollment, Prevailing Wage Responsible Bidder, Litigation Exposure, FOIA and OMA, Elections, Fire Service Consolidation, and Intergovernmental Pool Regulation.
  • Statehouse Briefing - March 15, 2013
      Home Rule Referendum, Alternate Revenue Bonds, Property Tax Limitations, Reporting Requirement Expansion, Firefighter Survivor Pension Increase, Firefighter Duty Disability Expansion, Property Tax Statute of Limitations, Prevailing Wage Exemption, Snow Removal, Police and Firefighter Applicants, FOIA and E-Mails, Local Taxation Review, Gaming, Election Offices, and Local Government Consolidation.
  • Statehouse Briefing - March 12, 2013
      IML Statehouse Weekly Preview, Local Revenue Restrictions, Firefighter Benefit Increases/Expansions, Litigation Exposure, FOIA and OMA, Fire Department Service Consolidation Restriction, and Intergovernmental Pool Regulation.
  • Statehouse Briefing - March 8, 2013
      Sales Tax Borrowing, PTELL Limitations, Pension Reform, FOIA and OMA, Firefighter Duty Disability Expansion, Firefighter Health Insurance, Election Offices, Alternate Revenue Bonds, Pensionable Sick and Vacation Time, Intergovernmental Pools, and Tracked Bills.
  • Statehouse Briefing - Action Alert - March 7, 2013
      Local Government Income Tax Revenue Targeted for Reduction.
  • Statehouse Briefing - March 5, 2013
      IML Weekly Statehouse Preview, Sales Tax Borrowing, Local Revenue Restrictions, Firefighter Benefit Increases/Expansions, Litigation Exposure, and Municipal Hearing Requirement.
  • Statehouse Briefing - March 1, 2013
      Sales Tax Borrowing, Firefighter "Act of Duty" Expansion, Firefighter Pension Increase, Workers' Compensation Expansion, Revenue Restrictions, Local Government Consolidation Report, and Tracked Bills.
  • Statehouse Briefing - February 26, 2013
      IML TV, Sales Tax Borrowing, Local Revenue Restrictions, Firefighter Disability Pension Expansion, Workers' Compensation Act Expansion, and Municipal Hearing Requirement.
  • Statehouse Briefing - February 22, 2013
      Sales Tax Borrowing, LGDF Direct Deposit, Early Voting, Tax Cap Limits, Tax Increment Financing, and Licensing Tobacco Stores.
  • Statehouse Briefing - February 15, 2013
      Sales Tax Borrowing, IMRF Sick and Vacation Time, Crime-Free Housing, IML Agenda, and Tracked Bills.
  • Statehouse Briefing - February 7, 2013
      State of the State, Sales Tax Borrowing, LGDF Direct Deposit, Pension Reform, Supplemental Appropriation, Constitutional Amendments, and Labor Committee.
  • Statehouse Briefing - January 9, 2013
      Sine Die, Pension Reform, Local Revenue, Prevailing Wage, and State Employee Unionization.
  • Statehouse Briefing - January 4, 2013
      Gun Control, Same-Sex Marriage, State Employee Unionization, E-911 Extension, and Prevailing Wage.