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2013 Newsletters

  • June 2013: End of Session Wrap-Up

    I write to you at the end of the spring session of the Illinois General Assembly with an unusually personal confession. I am angry and sad that despite my best efforts to lead us toward a responsible, comprehensive solution, session ended without an answer for our ever-increasing pension debt. Yet, with your much-appreciated encouragement back […]

  • March 2013 Newletter

    Pension Update Before heading home from Springfield for our Passover/Easter break, the House of Representatives took some very significant steps toward resolving the pension debate. The three most challenging parts of the comprehensive pension legislation put forth by Leader Tom Cross, Senator Daniel Biss and myself are (i) changes to the annual increase for retirees, […]

  • February 2013 Newsletter

    The legislative session for 2013 is in full swing.  Dozens of brand new legislators have been sworn in, committees are meeting in earnest and there have already been numerous votes on firearms issues and pension matters.  I continue to serve as Chair of the House Personnel and Pensions Committee and Chair of the House Judiciary […]


    New District Office Beginning in January of this year, the boundaries of the 57th district have officially changed.  The district moved north and west and will include parts of: Northbrook, Mt. Prospect, Prospect Heights, Wheeling, Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, and Palatine.  I will be moving my district office in the next few weeks to: 830 […]


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