State Sen. Dale Righter (R-Mattoon), the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) and others recently spoke out against two eerily familiar Democrat-sponsored bills that would overhaul worker's compensation in Illinois.
Sen. Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) recently helped set the stage for Child Abuse Awareness Month. During floor debate March 14, Righter presented SR0994, a resolution proclaiming April as Prevent Child Abuse America Month in the state, on behalf of Sen. Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods).
After re-entering the Capitol after a March 14 Senate walkout in conjunction with a nationwidel protest against gun violence, two Republican senators fervently fired off their feelings over proposed gun control legislation.
Sens. Dave Syverson (R-Rockford) and Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) added their voices in support of a pair of Senate bills that had to pass together for the federal authorization of $3.5 billion needed to maintain the Illinois Hospital Assessment Program ending in June.
The new education funding reform model passed by the General Assembly last week will be a positive paradigm shift in how the state handles and funds its schools, Sen. Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) contended during Senate debate.
Sen. Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) chastised Senate Democrats for their efforts on Sunday to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s amendatory veto of the state's K-12 funding bill, suggesting that Democrats came close to meeting Republicans halfway but then turned away.
Sen. Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) described Gov. Bruce Rauner’s decision to call lawmakers back to Springfield for 10 straight days of banging out a budget deal "the right thing to do," according to a press release.
Juveniles convicted of minor charges could get a second chance thanks to a bill passed by the Senate on Monday despite concerns raised by Sen. Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) that the measure could have unforeseen ramifications regarding gun permits.