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2017 Statehouse Briefings

  • IML Statehouse Briefing - February 13, 2017
      The February 13, 2017 edition of the Statehouse Briefing contains updates on recent bills including a proposed LGDF increase, small cell wireless facility regulations and more. Links to IML's state and federal legislative agendas are also included. As a reminder, Governor Bruce Rauner will deliver his State of the Budget address on February 15.
  • IML Statehouse Briefing - February 6, 2017
      The February 6, 2017 edition of the Illinois Municipal League's Statehouse Briefing provides an insider's look at the General Assembly's return to session this week. Included in this edition is an update on Local Government Distributive Fund (LGDF) issues as well as access to the tracked bills section of our website. Also included is information on our Municipal Attorneys Seminar March 31 in Bloomington, Lobby Day, April 26 in Springfield and a save the date reminder for the Annual Conference September 21-23 in Chicago.
  • IML Statehouse Briefing - January 30, 2017
      The January 30, 2017 edition of the Illinois Municipal League's Statehouse Briefing provides information on the status of the bipartisan budget and reform package, links to the text of Governor Bruce Rauner's State of the State address and includes access to the tracked bills section of our website. Also included is information on Lobby Day, which will be held April 26, 2017 in Springfield.
  • IML Statehouse Briefing - January 23, 2017
      State legislators return to Springfield on Tuesday, January 24 after a one-week break following the seating of the 100th General Assembly on January 11. The week will be punctuated by Governor Bruce Rauner’s third “State of the State” address during which the Governor is expected to discuss his administration’s successes while casting his vision for state government in 2017.
  • IML Statehouse Briefing - January 11, 2017
      This edition of Statehouse Briefing provides an update on testing for lead in school water supplies, property tax freeze legislation, EDGE tax credit extension, Chicago pension reform and the DCEO revolving loan fund. Don't miss the SB 550 fact sheet IML created as a member benefit. Also, the Illinois Municipal Policy Journal is now available in hard copy as well as PDF.