• Week in Review: Oct. 17-21

    A newly created “Illinois Competiveness Council” was tasked this week with cutting red tape and eliminating burdensome regulations on employers and entrepreneurs; the Illinois School Funding Reform Commission continued their discussion on Illinois’ property tax system and its implications for school funding; and the Health Care Fraud Elimination Task Force announced their findings. read more...
  • Senate Week in Review: October 10-14, 2016

    The Illinois Supreme Court issues an important ruling dealing with child suspects in court; a state ban on synthetic drugs receives national recognition; and a new survey shows that a large majority of Illinoisans are still waiting for a new direction for state government. read more...
  • Senate Week in Review: October 3-7, 2016

    A bipartisan group of lawmakers working to reform Illinois’ education funding formula met during the week to discuss the state’s property tax system and its implications for school funding. read more...
  • Gold Star Family Day, Walk to School Day, and Serving Those Who Served

    During the week, Illinois residents paused to recognize the inaugural Gold Star Family Day; the Department of Transportation encouraged schools to support “Walk to School Day;” a new program seeks to serve those who served in the military; and the newest member of the State Senate was sworn into office. read more...
  • Education Funding, Small Business, and Bicentennial

    A state school funding reform commission held its fourth meeting this week as part of the ongoing effort to identify a better way to fund Illinois schools. Also, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) announced awardees of its prestigious Guardian of Small Business award. read more...

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45th District Map and General Information


The 45th District includes all or a part of Carroll, DeKalb, JoDaviess, LaSalle, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside and Winnebago counties.

You can view a larger map of the 45th District by clicking here.


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Legislative Offices

629 N. Galena Ave., Dixon, IL  61021  (815-284-0045, Fax: 815-284-0207)

50 W. Douglas St., Suite 1001, Freeport, IL 61032  (815-233-0037, Fax: 815-284-0207)

M103A State House, Springfield, IL 62706  (217-782-0180, Fax: 217-782-9586)