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  • Local community leaders, Sen. Rose, Rep. Brown: Significant developers interested in Eagle Creek

    State Sen. Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) says now that the Eagle Creek Resort Assessment study has been completed for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR), companies that are interested in redeveloping the property on Lake Shelbyville will have a better idea about how they want to proceed, and the IDNR has announced they are willing to begin the process looking for new operators. read more...
  • House Passes Rose’s Gabby’s Law

    In response to the tragic case of Gabby Galbo, a five-year-old Monticello girl who unfortunately died from no early diagnosis of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, which led to severe sepsis and septic shock, State Sen. Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) sponsored legislation (SB 2403) that would require hospitals to implement evidence based procedures for the early recognition and treatment of patients with sepsis or septic shock. read more...
  • Exelon bill receives hearing in Senate Energy Committee

    Legislation co-sponsored by State Sen. Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) that would protect consumers by capping future electric rate increases—requested by the Clinton Nuclear Power Plant to give it a chance to avoid closing—went before the Senate Energy Committee May 19. read more...
  • Rose: Legislation to cap rate increases and protect local jobs deserves a vote

    Citing a report from the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC), the Illinois Power Agency (IPA), the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA), and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), State Sen. Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) says legislation that would support keeping nuclear power plants open in Illinois, such as the plant in Clinton, should move forward based on its merits. read more...
  • Budget talks continue, reform compromise remains elusive

    Republican and Democrat legislative leaders met with the Governor this week to discuss the potential for compromise on the budget and reform proposals. As the state quickly approaches what would be a full fiscal year without a budget, some Democrat legislative leaders have indicated a balanced budget may never be approved. read more...

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