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Friday, April 5, 2024
Rep. McLaughlin Speaks on House Bill 5345 – Removing the Tip Incentive Pay Structure

House Bill 5345 – a Bill to Remove the Tip Incentive Pay Structure was passed by Illinois House Democrats this week. I took to the floor to discuss the harmful…


Wednesday, April 3, 2024
Chicago Museums Free Admission This Month

Museums across Chicago are offering free admission days to Illinois residents this month.  https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/illinois-residents-can-visit-these-8-museums-for-free-in-april/3398233/ Looking for something to do this April in Chicago? Museums across Chicago are offering free admission…


Monday, April 1, 2024
Thank you to our Illinois State Police for 102 years of “Integrity, Service, Pride”

Thank you to our Illinois State Police for 102 years of “Integrity, Service, Pride” – Our dedicated state troopers work every day to keep Illinois communities safe and ensure the…


Friday, March 22, 2024
McLaughlin Questions Deputy Gov. Manar on State Funding for LGDF and Education

Representative Martin McLaughlin and Deputy Governor Andy Manar Discuss State Contributions to LGDF and School Funding in the General Services Appropriations Committee Hearing on March 20, 2024.


Tuesday, March 19, 2024
Congratulations to Major General Rich Neely, the Commander of the Illinois National Guard, on your Retirement!

Major General Rich Neely, the Commander of the Illinois National Guard, will officially retire after 40 years of service this May. Thank you for your service to our nation and…


Tuesday, March 19, 2024
Primary Election Day

Today is Primary Election Day in Illinois. Voters will not only have an opportunity to weigh in on presidential nominees and their delegates but will also get an opportunity to…


Tuesday, March 12, 2024
Rep. McLaughlin Breaks Down Illinois’ Real Credit Score

McLaughlin, House Republicans Address Illinois’ Stagnant Economy and High Taxes.


Friday, March 8, 2024
International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is a time to recognize the cultural, economic, and political accomplishments and contributions of women. Thank you to the trailblazing women who worked to achieve gender equality…


Wednesday, March 6, 2024
McLaughlin Meets with Law Enforcement in Springfield

I am always honored to support our law enforcement community. They are dedicated, law-abiding people who leave their own families at home, while they go to work to protect ours…


Monday, March 4, 2024
McLaughlin Hosts Press Conference with Local Mayors

“A group of suburban leaders pushed back Monday on Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s proposal to eliminate the state’s 1% grocery tax, saying it would deprive their communities of funding for public…