“Charlie’s Law,” legislation cosponsored by State Senator Chris Nybo broke ground today by making Illinois the first state in the nation to require health insurers to cover life-saving treatments for children who suffer from autoimmune disorders associated with streptococcal infections.
Nybo releases the below statement following the State Senate overriding the Governor’s veto to a budget plan, which includes a significant tax increase without the Governor’s requested reforms.
Senator Nybo voiced his support for the recent compromise school funding proposal that would provide all 852 school districts in Illinois with more funding and a more equitable distribution system than any previous proposal.
Following a press conference hosted by Republican lawmakers today introducing their “Capitol Compromise,” Senator Nybo publicly voiced his support for the proposal and is urging all state lawmakers to return to Springfield to review the bills and end Illinois’ ongoing budget impasse.
Senator Chris Nybo joined Chicago Tonight to talk about the outlook for a budget. You can watch Senator Nybo’s interview here.
In response to the Senate Democrats’ budget package and legislation that would impose an income tax increase, Senator Chris Nybo offered the following statement.
With less than two weeks remaining of spring legislative session, the State Senate approved five House bills sponsored by State Senator Chris Nybo all in one morning of legislative session.
Nybo stood with over 250 community advocates at the annual End Hunger Lobby Day to promote the fight to end hunger in Illinois.
Illinois counties may soon be able to create their own boards of election commissioners within their county clerks’ offices as part of new legislation sponsored by State Sen. Chris Nybo.
DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin (at right) testified during the Senate Criminal Law Committee meeting March 14 about legislation being sponsored by Senator Chris Nybo.
Senator Chris Nybo says he supports Governor Bruce Rauner’s call for a responsible budget and structural reforms, including property tax relief, but he remains opposed to proposals to tax food and medicine, or retirement income.
The convening of the 100th General Assembly January 11 brings with it new leadership and a renewed commitment to meeting current challenges and welcoming future opportunities awaiting Illinois, according to Senator Chris Nybo.
Civic-minded college students have a unique opportunity to gain some hands-on experience in Illinois government during this spring semester.
Senator Chris Nybo has received the Voice of Senior Care Award from the Illinois Health Care Association for his support of senior citizens and issues that affect them.
This November, State Senator Chris Nybo (R-Elmhurst) and State Representative Peter Breen (R-Lombard) will partner with the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the local Lilac Post 5815 for their second annual “Support Our Troops” collection drive.