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  1. Article number 1 - Rauner Calls on General Assembly to Vote on Constitutional Amendment for Term Limits in Fall Veto Session
  2. Article number 2 - Statement on Redistricting Referendum
  3. Article number 3 - Governor Rauner Signs Molly’s Law
  4. Article number 4 - IDoA releases Hot Tips to aid older adults during hot weather as heat indexes continue to rise
  5. Article number 5 - Illinois Department of Public Health Safety Tips for Heat
  •  Rauner Calls on General Assembly to Vote on Constitutional Amendment for Term Limits in Fall Veto Session

    Rauner Calls on General Assembly to Vote on Constitutional Amendment for Term Limits in Fall Veto Session

    On the heels of a Cook County Judge ruling against putting a popular measure on the ballot that would create independently drawn legislative maps, Governor Bruce Rauner today reiterated his push for good government reforms including a call for the Illinois General Assembly to vote on a term limits constitutional amendment in the fall veto session.
  • Statement on Redistricting Referendum

    ​CHICAGO – Governor Bruce Rauner issued the following statement on a Cook County judge’s decision regarding the redistricting referendum on the November ballot:

    "Today's ruling is a harsh reminder that the political system in Illinois is in need of major reforms. I hope the decision to deny voters the chance to consider the Independent Map redistricting referendum is appealed and reversed."

  • Governor Rauner Signs Molly’s Law

    ​​CARBONDALE - Governor Bruce Rauner today signed House Bill 6083 and House Bill 4715, the bills known as Molly's Law. These bills strengthen Illinois' Freedom of Information Act and extend the period of time in which a victim's family can file a wrongful death lawsuit where the act is intentional and violent in nature.

  • IDoA releases Hot Tips to aid older adults during hot weather as heat indexes continue to rise

    Springfield – As the summer continues to heat up across the state, it is important that community members continue to check on older persons who may be unable or unwilling to seek assistance. Heat-related illness can be life threatening, and health problems and isolation are factors that make older adults particularly susceptible to heat stress

  • Illinois Department of Public Health Safety Tips for Heat

    SPRINGFIELD - With high temperatures expected over the next couple of days, Illinois Department of Public Health Director Nirav D. Shah, M.D., J.D. is urging Illinoisans to take preventive actions to avoid heat-related illness like heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

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