Republicans Introduce Turnaround Agenda

Rauner, House Republicans introduce Illinois Turnaround agenda. Key issue areas covered by the Governor’s agenda include measures to enact or ratify term limits for elected officials, legislative map reform, a property tax freeze, tort reform, workers’ compensation reform, and municipal bankruptcy reform.

Republican Leader Jim Durkin was the lead sponsor of five Illinois Turnaround measures in the Illinois House, with tort reform filed as HB 4222, workers’ compensation reform filed as HB 4223, the property tax freeze filed as HB 4224, term limits filed as HJRCA 39, and redistricting reform filed as HJRCA 40.