• Senate Week in Review: March 23 - 27

    Okawville, Ill. - By working in good faith across party lines, Gov. Bruce Rauner brought Senate and House lawmakers together to negotiate a fix to the $1.6 billion hole in the current budget. The solution was passed by lawmakers one year to the day... read more...
  • Luechtefeld’s statement on FY 2015 ‘budget fix’

    Springfield, Ill. – State Sen. Dave Luechtefeld (R-Okawville) offered the following comments after the Illinois Senate voted 32- 26 on March 26 to approve a pair of appropriations bills that fund core government functions for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2015. read more...
  • Senate Week in Review March 16 - 20

    Okawville, Ill – While yet another week passes, Democrat leaders continued to drag their feet instead of taking immediate action to help Gov. Bruce Rauner fix the $1.6 billion hole in the current Fiscal Year 2015 budget, said State Sen. Dave... read more...
  • Senate Week in Review: March 9 - 13

    Springfield, Ill. - The hottest topic at the Capitol this week was testimony surrounding a new state budget while the hottest ticket in town was a seat inside the State Supreme Court Chambers for oral arguments on public pension reform... read more...
  • Senate Week in Review: March 2 - 6

    Okawville, Ill. - A last-minute fiscal maneuver by Senate majority lawmakers drew criticism from Senate GOP legislators, who said the stunt had the potential to undermine previous, good-faith discussions between the Governor and legislative leaders. read more...

District Information

State Capitol Office

103B State House
Springfield, Illinois 62706

Phone: 217-782-8137

Fax: 217-782-4079


700 North Front Street
Okawville, Illinois 62271

Phone: 618-243-9014

Fax: 618-243-5376


342 North Street, Ste. C
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Phone: 618-529-3866