Thursday, January 11, 2024
Human Trafficking Awareness Day

There are nearly 27 million men, women, and children trapped as victims of human trafficking worldwide. Today let us take time to learn more about the signs of human trafficking…

Wednesday, January 10, 2024
IDNR Seeking Summer Instructors For 2024 Urban Fishing Program Clinics

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) is accepting applications now for instructors for 2024 summer fishing clinics through the department’s Urban Fishing Program. Fishing instructors are the department’s boots…

Wednesday, January 10, 2024
News From State Representative Dan Ugaste – January 10, 2024

CORRUPTION Madigan trial postponed until October.  As pretrial work continues on the approaching corruption trial of former Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan, a court has granted a six-month extension…

Wednesday, January 10, 2024
Rep. Ugaste Hosts Constituent Coffee Friday in St. Charles

Before the legislative session begins this year, stop by Arcedium Coffeehouse in St. Charles this Friday morning from 8-9 a.m. to express your views on issues in the state of…

Tuesday, January 9, 2024
Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

On Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, I want to say thank you to all of our law enforcement officers throughout the state of Illinois and our country for their bravery and…

Friday, January 5, 2024
Madigan Federal Corruption Trial Delayed Until October

Former Speaker Mike Madigan’s federal corruption trial has been delayed until October while the U.S. Supreme Court weighs a separate bribery case. Former Speaker Michael Madigan’s racketeering trial delayed until…

Thursday, January 4, 2024
Update on REAL ID

Current Illinois driver’s licenses or ID cards will continue to be accepted at airports, military bases, and secure federal facilities until May 7, 2025. Once the new deadline is reached,…

Monday, January 1, 2024
Happy New Year!

I would like to wish everyone a healthy and happy 2024. Happy New Year!

Friday, December 29, 2023
Over 300 New Laws Take Effect in Illinois January 1

Over 300-plus new laws will take effect in Illinois on January 1, 2024. Learn more from the Caucus Blog here.

Thursday, December 28, 2023
Pledge of Allegiance Day

Pledge of Allegiance Day commemorates the day that our pledge was adopted by Congress in 1945. First published in 1892, our pledge honors our nation’s values of freedom and liberty.