Senate Week In Review
July 7, 2021
Gov. JB Pritzker hailed Illinois’ new credit rating this week as a victory despite the state’s credit score being just two steps above junk status.
Also, a new report shows that Illinois is among the nation’s worst at reporting unemployment fraud claims to the federal government. And, despite Illinois now being in Phase 5, the final phase of reopening, the Governor continues to issue Executive Orders with little to no input from lawmakers.
Meanwhile, several new bills were recently signed into law, and authorities are offering tips to keep Independence Day celebrations...