Senator Steve McClure weighs in on budget address
Sen. McClure is anxious to hear more about Governor J.B. Pritzker's proposed budget in the coming days and weeks. He was displeased that the majority of the Governor's budget address was based on revenue projections that may not pan out, tax increases, borrowing, and overspending.
Minimum wage legislation will cost area jobs
Sen. Steve McClure voted against a proposal to bring a $15 minimum wage to Illinois. His "No" vote on Senate Bill 1, was a vote in the best interest of the state’s already struggling economy.
Senator McClure pushing for fair district maps
Illinois Senate lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are calling for fair legislative district maps. Senator Steve McClure is urging voters to head to his website homepage to sign off on a plan that would put the constitutional amendment, SJR-CA 4, on the ballot in the next election.
OPEN HOUSE: Join Senator McClure in Jacksonville on Feb. 11
Join Senator Steve McClure and staff on Monday, Feb. 11, for a ribbon cutting and open house at his new Jacksonville office. Light refreshments will be served.
IEMA Encourages People to Prepare for Earthquakes
TAKE COVER: Learning how to “Drop, Cover and Hold On” can help people prevent injury during an earthquake. The phrase reminds people to drop down to the floor, take cover under a sturdy desk, table or other furniture, and hold on to that object and be prepared to move with it until the shaking ends.
Senator McClure to serve as Minority Spokesperson on the Senate Higher Education Committee
Senator McClure assigned to Senate Committees, will serve as leader on higher ed committee for 101st General Assembly.
Energy Assistance Available
Income qualified households can apply for winter heating assistance through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Benefits are paid directly to energy vendors on behalf of eligible households. The exception is households whose heating costs are included in their rent.
Public invited to submit stories for IDOT safety campaign
The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is looking for real stories from people who have lost loved ones or otherwise been affected by poor choices and driving behaviors. The stories will be used as part the following campaigns: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, Click It or Ticket, distracted driving awareness, work zone safety, motorcycle safety, bicycle safety and pedestrian safety.
Senator Steve McClure joins Illinois Senate Republican Caucus, sworn into 101st General Assembly
Senator Steve McClure was elected to the 101st Illinois General Assembly on Jan. 9, 2019. He was elected to the seat of State Senator of the 50th District in the Nov. 6, 2018 general election. He will serve a four year term.