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  • Highway dedicated to honor soldier killed in action

    SPRINGFIELD – A section of Illinois Highway 16 has been designated as the “Pfc. Gary Wayne Price Memorial Highway,” as a result of legislation sponsored by State Sen. Sam McCann (R-Plainview)... read more...
  • McCann files legislation to help improve dangerous roads

    SPRINGFIELD – Local road authorities may soon be able to receive financial assistance to stripe dangerous roadways, due to legislation filed by State Sen. Sam McCann (R-Plainview).... read more...
  • McCann urges justices to consider expanding veterans court program

    State Sen. Sam McCann (R-Plainview) is strongly urging that the Chief Justices of every judicial circuit in Illinois at least explore the possibility of adding additional veterans courts. The justices now have the ability to add more of the courts that focus on veterans due to legislation passed by Senator McCann and signed into law recently... read more...
  • 50th District Update: November 3

    State lawmakers return to Springfield Nov. 7 for the final days of fall veto session. Lawmakers are expected to take up several pieces of new legislation and possibly vote on other legislation vetoed by the Governor. Also this week, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will begin to pour through thousands of surveys from across the state, advising them on how they can improve rest areas; the Illinois State Police is asking people to take part in a new logo contest; and new informati read more...
  • 50th District Update: October 27

    SPRINGFIELD, IL –Lawmakers returned to the Capitol this week for the Fall Veto Session with some controversial matters to consider. In addition to consideration of gubernatorial vetoes, lawmakers in both chambers introduced new gun control legislation and the Legislative Audit Commission released its second audit of the troubled Neighborhood Recovery Initiative (NRI). The Senate also honored a Navy Seal and two policemen tragically killed in the line of duty... read more...

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