2022 Spring Legislative Summary

2022 Spring Legislative Summary

STATE BUDGETFlush with federal assistance and higher than expected tax collections (fueled by high inflation), the state budget for fiscal year 2023 will come in around $47 billion, featuring an 8% increase for state operations, temporary tax cuts and debt payments....
Illinois' Catholic bishops urge state Senate to reject 'Reproductive Health Act'

Illinois' Catholic bishops urge state Senate to reject 'Reproductive Health Act'

Illinois' six Catholic bishops today issued a statement urging the Illinois Senate to reject the "Reproductive Health Act." The extreme measure that overhauls the state's abortion laws passed the Illinois House yesterday, and is due to go before the Illinois Senate before the end of the legislative session on May 31.
CCI issues statement on House passage of 'Reproductive Health Act'

CCI issues statement on House passage of 'Reproductive Health Act'

The Catholic Conference of Illinois today issued a statement after House passage of the "Reproductive Health Act," which overhauls abortion law in the state and makes the procedure a fundamental right. The legislation now moves to the Senate for consideration.