"Representing a district on the Illinois-Iowa border, I know how important it is to support policies that make Illinois competitive in attracting new job-creators, and keeping established businesses within our borders. By extending the EDGE program, we're keeping a pipeline for Illinois jobs open," said State Sen. Neil Anderson (R-Andalusia).
Common car-seat mistakes can have deadly consequences. With 59 percent of child car seats installed incorrectly, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is encouraging motorists to take advantage of “National Seat Check Saturday” on Sept. 23, with nearly 100 free car-seat safety checks planned throughout the state and listed at BuckleUpIllinois.org.
This week, the Governor signed legislation to restructure Illinois’ civil forfeiture laws.
State Sen. Neil Anderson (Andalusia) and State Rep. Tony McCombie (Savanna) will host a Children’s Safety Expo from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Sept. 9 at Glenview Middle School, 3100 7th Ave, in East Moline.
Illinois farmers will be given additional latitude to harvest crops in an effective and efficient way during a declared harvest emergency, under legislation sponsored by State Sen. Neil Anderson (Andalusia) that was signed into law Friday, August 11.
Following the Illinois Senate’s vote to override Governor Bruce Rauner’s amendatory veto of Senate Bill 1, State Senator Neil Anderson (Andalusia) offered the following comments.
“This bill was held for 60 days before it was sent to the Governor. There’s no reason we should be dealing with this now, when we could have taken care of it in June. Senate Bill 1, in its original form, is not the answer to our education funding problems. A bill that bails out Chicago, at the expense of children in
Following Governor Bruce Rauner’s amendatory veto of Senate Bill 1, State Senator Neil Anderson (Andalusia) offered the following comments.
State Sen. Neil Anderson will be joined by special guests State Rep. Tony McCombie, Mayor Mike Thoms, and County Board Member Ron Oelke at various “Coffee & Conversation” events throughout Rock Island County in August.
Due to a special session of the Illinois General Assembly that has been scheduled for Thursday, July 27, Senator Neil Anderson and Representative Tony McCombie will not be in attendance at a “Coffee & Conversation” event that is scheduled for Thursday in Rock Falls. While Anderson and McCombie will be in Springfield for session and unable to attend in person, Rock Falls Mayor Bill Wescott, as well as representatives from Anderson and McCombie’s offices will be on hand to address any concerns tha
On July 5, the day before the Illinois House voted to override the Governor’s veto, Moody’s announced they were continuing to review the state's current Baa3 level for a possible downgrade despite "legislative progress toward a fiscal recovery plan based on permanent income tax rate increases." Of particular note, Moody’s states that the plan “appears to lack concrete measures that will materially improve Illinois’ long-term capacity to address its unfunded pension liabilities.”
The state's personal income tax rate, which goes into effect retroactive to July 1, will increase from 3.75 percent to 4.95 percent, and the corporate income tax rate would increase from 5.25 percent to 7 percent. How will these increases affect Illinoisans? Read more to find out
Today, I voted against a piece of legislation that would permanently increase the income tax for people in this state. It is irresponsible to pass legislation like this without first putting in place real reforms to the way our state operates. The people deserve better.
“As a new member, without political experience, I had a lot to learn when I became a state senator and Leader Radogno’s door was always open to guide me as I settled into the job. As the 36th District faced significant challenges, Leader Radogno’s leadership, guidance, and hard work helped pass legislation that saved more than 800 jobs in our area. I, and the entire 36th District owe her a great debt of gratitude,” said Anderson. “For me, Leader Radogno has been an invaluable resource and mentor
“Since we adjourned on May 31, I have said that we need to get back to work as soon as possible. While touring my district and talking to constituents over the last two weeks, it’s clear that they are tired of partisanship, and want a real, balanced state budget,” said Sen. Neil Anderson. “I’m sorry it had to come to a special session, but I appreciate the Governor calling us back to Springfield next week and I am fully prepared to get to work and get the job done.”
State Sen. Neil Anderson (Rock Island), and State Rep. Tony McCombie (Savanna) will host a free Senior Health Fair from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. June 27 at Challand Middle School, 1700 6th Ave in Sterling.