Senate Week In Review
August 11, 2021
Gov. JB Pritzker continued his go-it-alone approach to governing the state this week by announcing new mask and vaccination mandates — changes to Illinois’ COVID-19 mitigation plan that were made without any input from state or local officials.
Also this week, several Republican lawmakers called for immediate action on energy reform legislation that will keep the state’s nuclear fleet online.
The Governor signed legislation during the week that opponents say does nothing to fix a burdensome and unnecessary FOID card system, and further threatens the Second Amendment...