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SENATE RECAP: Scott’s Law awareness measure advances SENATE RECAP: Scott’s Law awareness measure advances

SENATE RECAP: Scott’s Law awareness measure advances

In light of an increase in accidents and deaths to Illinois State Police troopers, the state Senate on Friday passed a measure to increase awareness of “Scott’s Law,” which requires drivers to slow down and switch lanes when they see flashing emergency lights. Here's a look at this legislation and other measures passed Friday by the Illinois Senate.

CAPITOL BRIEFS: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 CAPITOL BRIEFS: Wednesday, March 20, 2019

CAPITOL BRIEFS: Wednesday, March 20, 2019

In its 2019 appropriations bill, the Federal Highway Administration awarded more than $123 million to Illinois to repair its highways and bridges. Also, a bill touting three solutions to help address Illinois’ teacher shortage passed out of the Senate Education Committee.

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