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What Illinois can learn from the Texas energy crisis What Illinois can learn from the Texas energy crisis

What Illinois can learn from the Texas energy crisis

When parts of Texas’ independent power grid went offline this week due to unusually extreme cold weather in the south, the amount of expected energy production lost was equivalent to the amount of electricity used to keep the lights on in the entire state of Illinois.

Mary Flowers, state's longest-serving Black lawmaker, follows in footsteps of firsts Mary Flowers, state's longest-serving Black lawmaker, follows in footsteps of firsts

Mary Flowers, state's longest-serving Black lawmaker, follows in footsteps of firsts

During the past three and half decades, Rep. Mary Flowers — who in January became the longest-serving African American lawmaker in the Illinois General Assembly’s history — has fought to pass health care reform and advocate for groups marginalized by systemic racism.

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