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Saturday, May 27, 2017
Bryant E News May 27 2017

Dear Friends, THE MADNESS CONTINUESThe countdown to the scheduled end of Session stands at 4 days. The Democratic party in control of the legislature has yet to produce a balanced…


Saturday, May 20, 2017
Bryant E News May 20 2017

Dear Friend, As we draw closer to the May 31st scheduled deadline for this year’s session, time is running out on schools, universities and vendors of all kinds that rely…


Saturday, May 13, 2017
Bryant E News May 13 2017

Dear Friend, This week I joined 30 other members of the Illinois House, both Democrats and Republicans, in sending a statement encouraging continued progress on the so-called “Grand Bargain” that…


Friday, May 5, 2017
Bryant E News May 6 2017

Dear Friend, This week I have been busy touring flood zones and flood damage in Jackson County caused by recent rainfall. I have been so inspired by the resolve shown…


Sunday, April 30, 2017
Bryant E News April 30 2017

Dear Friend, This week’s E News focuses on two major issues that came about this week. Thank you for your continued input on the issues facing the State of Illinois. Also,…


Saturday, April 8, 2017
Bryant E News April 8 2017

 Dear Friend,  This week the action in the Illinois House was dominated by an attempt by Speaker Madigan and House Democrats to pass a so-called “lifeline” budget for human services…


Saturday, April 1, 2017
Bryant E News April 1 2017

Dear Friend,  This week, SIU President Randy Dunn detailed proposed cuts to the budget for the Southern Illinois University system. The SIU Carbondale campus is situated within the 115th district, and…


Friday, March 10, 2017
Bryant E News March 10 2017

Dear Friend, As this year’s legislative session nears the midway point, legislators have been busily passing bills through Committee and from the House to the Senate. This week’s e-newsletter provides…


Saturday, February 18, 2017
Bryant E News February 17 2017 – Legislative Survey Edition

Dear Friend, A blur of activity marked this Valentine’s week in Springfield. The Governor gave his 3rd budget address, a judge denied Lisa Madigan’s attempts to stop paying state employees,…


Monday, February 13, 2017
Bryant E News – Lincoln’s Birthday Edition 2017

Dear Friend,As you may know, Sunday, February 12 is the day Illinoisans celebrate Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. Today is a state holiday commemorating our 16th President. I want to encourage any…