Weekly Update for May 18, 2015
In this week’s update Rep. Davidsmeyer discusses the second Committee of the Whole in 2 weeks, Right to Work and improvements to U.S. Route 67.
Last week the IL House of Representatives held it’s second Committee of the Whole in 2 weeks. The committee lasted nearly all day and focused on tort reform. The committee was subject matter only.
Next, IL House Speaker tried to force an amendment on a bill to make IL a “Right to Work” state. The amendment was soundly defeated without a single “yes” vote.
Finally, the IL Department of Transportation announced it’s multi-year program. This 5 year program includes the Jerseyville by-pass starting at Delhi. The multi-year program consists of three phases:
- Engineering and environmental studies
- Land acquisition and utility alignment
- Road construction, drainage, signage and lighting
Be sure to sign up for Rep. Davidsmeyer’s e-blast at www.cddavidsmeyer.org.