• 50th District Update: Middle Ground

    We are now eight months into the current fiscal year and we still don't have a complete budget in place. Despite this, our state is forecast to spend several billion dollars more than we will take in. In addition, the backlog of unpaid bills is right around $6.9 billion. I could go on, but I'm guessing you get the picture. Illinois is in bad shape and getting worse every day... read more...
  • 50th District Update: Trust

    Earlier this week, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner noted in his second "State of the State" address that he believed the people had lost faith in their government and no longer trust their elected officials. He then called on everyone in the Capitol to work to earn back the trust of those we represent... read more...
  • Sen McCann votes against making more broken promises to colleges

    On Thursday, January 28, State Sen. Sam McCann (R-Carlinville) voted “no” on legislation that would have added three quarters of a billion dollars in higher education spending without any funding source to pay for it... read more...
  • Sen. McCann statement on “State of the State” address

    "I agree with the Governor that we need to restore the faith of the people in government. People have lost faith in Republicans, Democrats, the legislative branch and the executive branch..." read more...
  • 50th District Update: Holding Strong

    Dear Friends, As you're likely aware, I've devoted much of the last few weeks to traveling through many of our Illinois and Mississippi River communities to meet with residents and local leaders to discuss flood fighting and relief efforts. Many of these areas faced a second historic flood in less than a year. It always amazes me how resilient and strong these residents are and how these communities can hold strong through such challenges. read more...

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Please remember those less fortunate this holiday season. 

Central Illinois Foodbank
1937 E Cook St, Springfield, IL 62703

+1 217-522-4022

 Jacksonville Food Bank
316 E State St, Jacksonville, IL 62650
+1 217-243-1122

Salvation Army Food Pantry
403 E County Rd, Jerseyville, IL 62052
+1 618-498-6669

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Senators get a look at the bright future of Illinois agriculture at the 2015 Farm Progress Show

Communities rally together to battle record flood levels.

How 4th graders made sweet corn the official state vegetable

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