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Tuesday, June 18, 2024
Hammond, Anderson host successful Fishing Derby Event

Dozens of fishermen and fisherwomen were able to cast their lines on Saturday, June 15th as a part of State Senator Neil Anderson (R-Andalusia) and Representative Norine Hammond’s (R-Macomb) First…


Thursday, June 6, 2024
Marking the 80th Anniversary of D-Day

On June 6, 1944, more than 150,000 Allied troops crossed the English Channel and landed on the beaches of German-occupied Normandy, France in the largest amphibious assault in world history, now known…


Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Hammond votes against largest budget in state history

Springfield, IL – Five days after the General Assembly was scheduled to adjourn its spring session, the Illinois House finally passed a State Budget for Fiscal Year 2025 early Wednesday…


Thursday, April 11, 2024
Growing Costs of Non-Citizens on Illinois Taxpayers

The cost of providing services to undocumented immigrants and asylum seekers is costing Illinois taxpayers an estimated $2.84 billion since July 1, 2022. This does not include education costs or…


Friday, March 8, 2024
Hammond Honors Bair, Hocker at Women Leaders Event in Springfield

State Representative Norine Hammond (R-Macomb) welcomed Ada Bair and Jami Hocker to Springfield on Tuesday, March 5, for an event that honored the contributions of Emerging Women Leaders from throughout…


Monday, March 4, 2024
Proton Therapy cancer treatment in Illinois expands thanks to bipartisan support

In an era of hyper-partisan rhetoric surrounding all layers of government, many Illinois residents are eager to hear about ways their elected officials are working together across the aisle to…


Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Governor will signal budget priorities on Wednesday

On Wednesday, Governor J.B. Pritzker will deliver the State of the State and Budget Address from the chambers of the Illinois House of Representatives to a joint session of the…


Wednesday, January 31, 2024
House Republicans Back Estate Tax Legislation

SPRINGFIELD…Today, the Illinois Farm Bureau unveiled new legislation aimed at improving the Illinois Estate Tax. House Minority Leader Tony McCombie (Savanna) has spearheaded efforts throughout her tenure to address this problematic “death”…


Tuesday, January 30, 2024
Hammond awarded ‘Outstanding Legislator of the Year’ by the Illinois Association of Park Districts

State Representative Norine Hammond was honored with the ‘Outstanding Legislator of the Year’ award by the Illinois Association of Park Districts at the Association’s annual conference last week. The Illinois…


Friday, January 5, 2024
Tips on Saving Energy This Winter Season

The colder months often bring higher energy bills for homeowners. If you live in the north with harsh winters, heating your home may be more expensive than cooling it in…