Legislative Updates

 Federal Voting Records

These PDF documents list members of Congress from the ten states in the Midwest Region and their votes on issues important to Laborers and their families. An “R” indicates the legislator voted the “right” way, supporting Laborers, and a “W” indicates they voted the “wrong” way, against Laborers.
2017-2018 Congressional Voting Record (House and Senate)
2015-2016 Congressional Voting Record (House)
2015-2016 Congressional Voting Record (Senate)
2013-2014 Congressional Voting Record
2011-2012 Congressional Voting Record

Federal Updates

Federal Highway Trust Fund to Limp into 2015: 7/17/14
2+ Year Highway Bill Passes Congress: 7/3/12
Davis-Bacon and PLA Attacks Continue: 7/3/12
NLRB Forges Ahead to Educate Workers: 7/3/12
LIUNA Opposes House Republican Highway Bill: 2/14/12

State Legislative Updates

All Illinois Legislative Updates
Illinois Legislative Update – Jan. 14, 2021: New Speaker, LIUNA supports Energy Bill
Illinois E-News Release – July 1, 2020: IDOL Alerts Local Officials on Hiring for Public Work Projects
Illinois Legislative Update – Jan. 30, 2020: Governor Kicks off Spring Legislative Session with State of the State Address
Illinois Legislative Update – Jan. 2, 2020: Pritzker Strengthens Public Employee Bargaining Power
Illinois Legislative Update – Dec. 13, 2019: Governor Signs Apprenticeship Requirement for State Projects Over $500K
Illinois Legislative Update – Nov. 15, 2019: Fall Veto Session Update
Illinois Legislative Update – June 2, 2019: $44 Billion Construction Program Passes
Illinois Legislative Update – May 17, 2019: Pritzker’s Capital Construction Plan
Illinois Legislative Update – March 11, 2019: Pritzker Releases Tax Cut Plan; Right to Work Prohibition
Illinois Legislative Update – Feb. 25, 2019: Pritzker Activity; LiUNA Opposes Plumbling Rule Change