Posts that we migrated from the old IEC website, but were too out of date to publish on this new site. These are kept in draft mode and here for archival purposes.

IEC Goes to Washington

Last week, the IEC staff went to Washington, D.C. for a Congressional lobby day with the League of Conservation Voters (LCV).  This trip marked a positive beginning to our exciting new partnership with LCV, and an opportunity for IEC to meet with members of Illinois’s federal delegation regarding both the federal and state priorities of […]

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2018 Session in Review

The Illinois General Assembly adjourned on May 31st after passing a budget, which was signed by Governor Rauner the morning of June 4th. Read our budget update to learn more about the benefits to environmental programs of the fiscal year 2019 budget. The General Assembly likely will not meet again until after the election for

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12 Legislators Receive 100% Environmental Scorecard Award

 The Illinois Environmental Council is pleased to congratulate twelve Illinois legislators who received a perfect score on our 2012 voting record scorecard.  IEC analyzed the votes from fourteen different legislative measures for this year’s scorecard. Legislators who received a perfect score are: Representative Daniel Biss, Representative Kelly Cassidy, Representative Barbara Flynn Currie, Representative Kimberly du

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