Springfield, IL. – Summer flood help is coming to southern Illinois; legislation addressing sexual harassment complaints was signed into law and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) is focusing on hunter safety as the state’s deer season gets underway. Also during the week, Illinois recognized nurse practitioners and the important healthcare they provide.
Springfield, IL… On November 4, the Legislative Ethics Commission appointed a new Inspector General, and both chambers took up legislation during the week seeking to improve Statehouse sexual harassment policies. Also during the week, a new campaign to honor Illinois veterans was launched and farmers received some assistance early in the week with a harvest emergency declaration.
Murphysboro, IL – State Senator Paul Schimpf (R-Waterloo) used the district work period between veto sessions to continue meeting with local leaders and learning about the 58th Senate District ...
SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Senate was back at the Capitol on Oct. 24 and 25 for the first week of the fall Veto Session. We tackled an important workers’ protection bill, and I had a conversation with our state Transportation Secretary about a highway project that could be a huge economic win for southwestern Illinois ...
SPRINGFIELD, IL – Lawmakers are preparing to return the Capitol next week for the beginning of the annual fall veto session, which could result in action on a number of bills vetoed by the Governor as well as legislation covering new issues.
58th District State Senator Paul Schmipf (R-Waterloo), a member of the Illinois Senate Special Committee on State and Pension Fund Investments, hears testimony October 16 about minority and women participation in the state’s public pension systems.
Springfield, IL – This week, Illinois prepared to help with recovery efforts in Puerto Rico; a $1.4 million investment in Southern Illinois will help boost the state’s economy; the start of breast cancer awareness month highlights the need for preventive screenings; and Illinois residents were encouraged to honor their loved ones who served in the Armed Forces.
MURPHYSBORO, IL - State Senator Paul Schimpf (R-Waterloo) finished the month of September with a number of speaking engagements, constituents meetings, and a tour of the Prairie State Energy Campus.
MURPHYSBORO, IL – The first half of September has been very productive for State Sen. Paul Schimpf (R-Waterloo), as he resumes district-wide activities to learn more about the economic needs and drivers of the 58th Senate District move.
MURPHYSBORO, IL – After more than 20 years, Illinois finally has a new school funding formula which will result in a more equitable distribution of funds to Southern Illinois school districts, according to State Sen. Paul Schimpf (R-Waterloo).
MURPHYSBORO, IL – A possible end to the impasse on Illinois education funding formula maybe within reach in the coming week, according to State Sen. Paul Schimpf (R-Waterloo).
SPRINGFIELD, IL – State Sen. Paul Schimpf (R-Waterloo) offered the following comments after the Governor issued an amendatory veto of Senate Bill 1 on August 1.
SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois General Assembly returned to Springfield for a special session on education funding reform, but the state has yet to finalize a new education funding formula because of political gamesmanship by the Senate majority, according to State Sen. Paul Schimpf (R-Waterloo).
MURPHYSBORO, IL – State Sen. Paul Schimpf (R-Waterloo) will be hosting his sixth town hall meeting of 2017 on August 5 in Red Bud.
Mt. Vernon....State Senator Paul Schimpf and State Representative Terri Bryant will once again host a Senior Health Fair at the Rolland Lewis Building, 800 S 27th St., Mt Vernon, IL on Thursday, August 3rd.