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Follow our channel for the latest news from the Illinois Senate Democratic Caucus, led by Senate President John Cullerton (D-Chicago).
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Follow our channel for the latest news from the Illinois Senate Democratic Caucus, led by Senate President John Cullerton (D-Chicago).

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Episodes

The Majority Report - May 13, 2019

5/13/2019
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In this week's edition of The Majority Report, get up to date on the latest in the effort to legalize adult-use cannabis in Illinois, as well as a possible rise in the tobacco tax and what April's unexpected revenue means for the financial outlook for the state of Illinois and the push for a change in the state's constitution regarding tax structure and rates.

Duration:00:04:29

The Majority Report - May 6, 2019

5/10/2019
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In this edition of The Majority Report podcast, you'll get the latest on an effort to move Illinois from the flat tax to the fair tax, as well as new partnerships emerging as the Senate moves ahead on a possible infrastructure capital bill.

Duration:00:04:11

Senate Showcase - Legalizing Adult-Use Cannabis in Illinois with Senator Heather Steans

5/10/2019
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This edition of the Senate Showcase features State Senator Heather Steans (D-Chicago) and a conversation about legislation recently filed that would legalize adult-use cannabis in Illinois.

Duration:00:07:17

Consul General of Australia in Chicago Addresses the Illinois Senate

5/8/2019
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David Bushby, the Consul General of Australia in Chicago, addressed the Illinois Senate on May 8, 2019.

Duration:00:11:33

Senate Showcase - Senator Hutchinson Argues on Behalf of Working Families as the Senate Advances the Fair Tax

5/3/2019
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State Senator Toi Hutchinson (D-Chicago Heights) argues on behalf of working families in Illinois as the Illinois Senate advances the fair tax on May 1, 2019.

Duration:00:03:10

Senate Showcase - The "KIDS Act" with Senator Cristina Castro

5/2/2019
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State Senator Cristina Castro (D-Elgin) joins the Senate Showcase podcast to talk about Senate Bill 1719, the "KIDS Act", which aims to improve the level of consumer privacy when using electronic devices.

Duration:00:07:03

Consul General of China in Chicago Zhao Jian Addresses the Illinois Senate

5/1/2019
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The Consul General of China in Chicago, Zhao Jian, addressed the Illinois Senate on May 1, 2019.

Duration:00:08:28

Spotlight on the Fair Tax with Senator Don Harmon

4/29/2019
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State Senator Don Harmon explains the proposed Constitutional amendment to move from a flat tax to a fair tax in Illinois, as the Senate prepares to begin debate on the subject.

Duration:00:04:45

The Majority Report - April 29, 2019

4/29/2019
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Get updates on the latest in a series of statewide hearings regarding infrastructure needs as the General Assembly considers an infrastructure bill and an effort to limit the creation of new local government units in this week's edition of The Majority Report.

Duration:00:02:47

The Majority Report - April 15, 2019

4/17/2019
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In this week's edition of The Majority Report, Illinois Senate Democrats continue to take action to address the state's teacher shortage, local right-to-work zones are now illegal after SB1474 has been signed by Governor JB Pritzker, Senator Melinda Bush (D-Grayslake) and others continue to advocate for changes to sexual harassment laws in Illinois, and the state moves a step closer toward placing the Fair Tax on next year's ballot.

Duration:00:05:20

Week in Review - April 12, 2019

4/12/2019
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Stay in the know with everything happening in the Illinois Senate with this week in review for the week ending Friday, April 12th, 2019.

Duration:00:12:11

Senator Villivalam Leads the Charge Against Local Right-to-Work Zones

4/12/2019
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State Senator Ram Villivalam's (D-Chicago) bill to protect workers from local right-to-work zones was signed by Governor JB Pritzker on April 12, 2019. These are Senator Villivalam's remarks from the signing ceremony.

Duration:00:00:36

Chicago Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot Addresses the Illinois Senate

4/11/2019
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Chicago Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot addresses the Illinois Senate on April 11, 2019.

Duration:00:06:12

Senator Manar Discusses Further Efforts to Address Illinois Teacher Shortage

4/11/2019
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State Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) discusses his SB1952, which addresses further efforts to fix the teacher shortage in Illinois.

Duration:00:00:25

The Majority Report - April 8, 2019

4/8/2019
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In this week's Majority Report, members of the Illinois Senate Democratic Caucus address the 2020 Federal Census and the need for all Illinois residents to be counted; State Senator Steve Stadelman (D-Rockford) bill to further clarify the state's distracted driving law advances out of the Senate; State Senator Napoleon Harris (D-Harvey) leads the charge to increase the amount of state contracts awarded to businesses owned by minorities, women and persons with disabilities; and State Senator...

Duration:00:04:56

Senator Lightford Addresses the Need for an Accurate 2020 Census

4/4/2019
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State Senator Kimberly Lightford delivered remarks regarding the upcoming 2020 Census and steps that Illinois can take to ensure that all residents are properly counted.

Duration:00:01:12

Senator Koehler Discusses Electric Co-Ops

4/3/2019
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Senator Dave Koehler (D-Peoria) discusses electric cooperatives with Hillary Cherry, a representative of the Corn Belt Electric Cooperative, at the Illinois Capitol on Electric Cooperative Legislative Day in Springfield on April 3, 2019.

Duration:00:03:31

Senator Koehler Recognizes Easter Seals for Its 100th Anniversary

4/3/2019
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State Senator Dave Koehler (D-Peoria) recognizes the Easter Seals organization for its 100th anniversary in the Illinois Senate on Wednesday, April 3, 2019.

Duration:00:01:38

Senator Hutchinson Recognizes the 2019 Pay Equity Day

4/3/2019
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State Senator Toi Hutchinson (D-Olympia Fields) speaks in the Illinois Senate to recognize this year's Pay Equity Day, the day to which women must work in order to match the pay earned by their male counterparts for the previous year.

Duration:00:00:40