• 50th District Update: Progress

    This is the first time in months that I can write to you and enthusiastically tell you that some significant progress has been made. Both chambers of the Illinois General Assembly have passed legislation that will keep our colleges and universities open through the fall and help low income students remain in school by funding MAP grant scholarships. This passed with an overwhelming bipartisan majority. The Governor has indicated he will sign the bill into law as soon as it reaches his desk... read more...
  • Senator McCann votes to provide emergency funding to colleges and human services

    State Sen. McCann (R-Plainview) joined with an overwhelming majority of his colleagues in both chambers April 22 in voting to send a fiscal lifeline to struggling colleges and human service programs... read more...
  • Senate passes McCann’s legislation to protect gardeners from government overreach

    The Illinois Senate has passed legislation to protect the ability of gardeners to share seeds without dealing with unnecessary bureaucratic red tape. read more...
  • 50th District Update: The Push

    The Illinois General Assembly is currently at the point of the session that is typically marked by a big push to get all the major legislation passed. Generally that means a lot of budget meetings, negotiations, and debate as we seek to put together a wide variety of ideas into a comprehensive package of legislation... read more...
  • 50th District Update: Loud & Clear

    It's been a busy week at the Capitol, largely due to two things, deadlines for legislation to move forward, and a large number of visitors from around the state. Deadline weeks are always busy as lawmakers work to make final changes to legislation in the attempt to pass their bills into law. Throughout a typical legislative session, we see a lot of visitors to our Capitol offices.... read more...

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Please remember those less fortunate this holiday season. 

Central Illinois Foodbank
1937 E Cook St, Springfield, IL 62703

+1 217-522-4022

 Jacksonville Food Bank
316 E State St, Jacksonville, IL 62650
+1 217-243-1122

Salvation Army Food Pantry
403 E County Rd, Jerseyville, IL 62052
+1 618-498-6669

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Senators get a look at the bright future of Illinois agriculture at the 2015 Farm Progress Show

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