Senate Week in Review: Jan. 7-11, 2019
Gov. Rauner takes action on McHenry County consolidation, Pioneer Center hosts open meetings about homelessness, Senate Republicans vote for Bloomington Senator Bill Brady as Leader of their caucus, Gov. Bruce Rauner issues a progress report in the last week of his administration, and the state receives a $3.7 million early childhood education grant.
Gov. amendatorily vetoes government consolidation bill, Wilcox supports
State Senator Craig Wilcox (R-McHenry) applauded Gov. Rauner for taking amendatory veto action on House Bill 4637—a measure that would have allowed for the abolishment of townships in McHenry County, but could leave taxpayers potentially subject to debt transfers or abuse of liquidating assets for county-wide motives.
Senator Craig Wilcox sworn in as 101st General Assembly convenes
State Sen. Craig Wilcox (R-McHenry) was sworn in as State Senator for the 32nd District on Jan. 9 as the 101st General Assembly convenes. This will be Wilcox’s first full term as State Senator.
LISTEN IN: Wilcox sworn into office
State Senator Craig Wilcox (R-McHenry) joins the Capitol Report podcast this week to discuss the inauguration of the 101st General Assembly and what he hopes to accomplish.
Public meetings scheduled for proposed Pioneer Center expansion
In an effort to provide information to the residents and businesses of the McHenry area, State Senator Craig Wilcox (R-McHenry), the City of McHenry and Pioneer Center invite the public to attend one of two open meetings January 16 to learn more about Pioneer Center’s plan to expand their services to the homeless in McHenry.
Sen. Wilcox learns of agriculture priorities during annual Farm Bureau meeting
State Senator Craig Wilcox joined hundreds of farmers and agriculture advocates over the weekend during the Illinois Farm Bureau annual meeting held in Chicago, where he learned about the issues impacting farmers and the agriculture industry.
LISTEN IN: Wilcox on McHenry County consolidation bill
State Senator Craig Wilcox (R-McHenry) joins the Capitol Report podcast this week to discuss legislation that would allow for the consolidation of government in McHenry County.
Sen. Wilcox reacts to passage of McHenry County consolidation bill
State Senator Craig Wilcox (R-McHenry) releases a statement following the passage of House Bill 4637 in the Senate, which allows for the abolishment of townships in McHenry County.
WATCH: Leader Brady welcomes Senator Craig Wilcox to the Illinois Senate
During the first day of fall veto session, Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady made floor remarks welcoming the new State Senator of the 32nd District, Craig Wilcox.
The office of the 32nd Senate District open for state business
Constituents of Illinois’ 32nd Senate District seeking state-related information can now contact their new state senator.