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Illinois Democrats should either accept the Governor’s AV of Senate Bill 1, or offer their own alternative that bridges the gap.

“The Amendatory Veto issued by Governor Rauner this week ensures Senate Bill 1 is both fair and equitable to all 852 school districts in Illinois,” says Nybo. “If Democrats are unwilling to accept our plan, then I call on them to propose their own alternative that bridges the gap between Senate Bill 1 and the Amendatory Veto. The burden now falls on them to ensure schools don’t miss their first state school aid payments. We remain at the table, and are ready and willing to negotiate in good f

Nybo statement on Bellock retirement from House of Representatives

State Senator Chris Nybo (R-Elmhurst) released the following statement today on the retirement announcement of Deputy Leader Patti Bellock (R-Hinsdale).

Nybo responds to Governor's amendatory veto to school funding bill

Following the Governor’s press conference announcing he has issued an amendatory veto to Senate Bill 1—Illinois’ school funding legislation—State Senator Chris Nybo released the following statement urging swift action from the General Assembly.

Nybo invites superintendents to join school funding conversations in Springfield

In anticipation of a school funding roundtable guided by the Governor, State Senator Chris Nybo (R-Elmhurst) invited local superintendents to join the conversation in Springfield on July 27.

Nybo: Charlie’s Law ensures life-saving treatment for a devastating children’s illness

“Charlie’s Law,” legislation cosponsored by State Senator Chris Nybo broke ground today by making Illinois the first state in the nation to require health insurers to cover life-saving treatments for children who suffer from autoimmune disorders associated with streptococcal infections.

Nybo responds to approved budget plan

Nybo releases the below statement following the State Senate overriding the Governor’s veto to a budget plan, which includes a significant tax increase without the Governor’s requested reforms.

Nybo: Compromise school funding bill allows State to look at funding through a more fair lens

Senator Nybo voiced his support for the recent compromise school funding proposal that would provide all 852 school districts in Illinois with more funding and a more equitable distribution system than any previous proposal.

Nybo urges lawmaker support of introduced ‘Capitol Compromise’ budget proposal

Following a press conference hosted by Republican lawmakers today introducing their “Capitol Compromise,” Senator Nybo publicly voiced his support for the proposal and is urging all state lawmakers to return to Springfield to review the bills and end Illinois’ ongoing budget impasse.

Nybo talks budget outlook on Chicago Tonight

Senator Chris Nybo joined Chicago Tonight to talk about the outlook for a budget. You can watch Senator Nybo’s interview here.

Nybo responds to Senate Democrat unbalanced budget and income tax hike

In response to the Senate Democrats’ budget package and legislation that would impose an income tax increase, Senator Chris Nybo offered the following statement.

Five Nybo bills clear the Senate in one session day

With less than two weeks remaining of spring legislative session, the State Senate approved five House bills sponsored by State Senator Chris Nybo all in one morning of legislative session.

Co-Chair of the Hunger Caucus, Senator Nybo speaks at the End Hunger Lobby Day

Nybo stood with over 250 community advocates at the annual End Hunger Lobby Day to promote the fight to end hunger in Illinois.

Senate approves Nybo bill to consolidate county election boards with county clerks’ offices

Illinois counties may soon be able to create their own boards of election commissioners within their county clerks’ offices as part of new legislation sponsored by State Sen. Chris Nybo.

DuPage State's Attorney supports Sen. Nybo's legislation in committee

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin (at right) testified during the Senate Criminal Law Committee meeting March 14 about legislation being sponsored by Senator Chris Nybo.

Nybo Agrees with Governor’s Call for Stronger Property Tax Relief; Remains Opposed to New Taxes on Retirement Income, Groceries, and Medicine

Senator Chris Nybo says he supports Governor Bruce Rauner’s call for a responsible budget and structural reforms, including property tax relief, but he remains opposed to proposals to tax food and medicine, or retirement income.