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Lawmakers recognized for environmental work

Bennett is a strong advocate for environmental issues and worked closely with the Illinois Environmental Council this spring to ensure tougher regulations on coal ash waste. Ammons and Marron who carried Senate Bill 9 in the Illinois House. The law is effective immediately.

New Law Aims To Prevent Toxic Coal Ash Contamination Of Illinois Waterways

Democratic State Senator Scott Bennett of Champaign, chief sponsor of the bill in the Senate, said the goal is to help Illinois be proactive rather than reactive in addressing potential contamination of waterways with coal ash, a toxic byproduct generated by coal-fired power plants.

Senator Bennett Says Education In Illinois Prisons Is ‘Inadequate’

For the second time within the past year, State. Sen Scott Bennett is collecting donated dictionaries to benefit men incarcerated at the Danville Correctional Center in east-central Illinois.

Senator Scott Bennett is sponsoring a cell phone drive

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and State Senator Scott Bennett is sponsoring a cell phone drive throughout the month to support victims of domestic violence. From the press release:

Champaign County’s annual court-record expungement seminar on tap Saturday

Besides Blakeman, whose office is responsible for keeping court records, other sponsors include State Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana; State Sen. Scott Bennett, D-Champaign; Champaign County Clerk Aaron Ammons; First Followers; the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District; the City of Urbana; Stone Creek Church; and the Urbana Park District.

Senator pushes to cap insulin prices

To make insulin more affordable for citizens in Champaign and Vermilion counties, State Senator Scott Bennett moved to cap patients’ out-of-pocket costs at $100 for a 30-day supply.

Fraternal Order of Police backs Scott Bennett for Senate

DANVILLE– The second largest State Lodge in the nation, Illinois Fraternity Order of Police (FOP), has chosen Scott Bennett as their candidate for the 52nd Senate District this year.

“Scott Bennett is committed to keeping our children safe,” said Chris Southwood Fraternal Order of Police State Lodge President. “The residents […]

Pat Devaney – “Our communities are safer because of Scott Bennett.”

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“I’m supporting Scott Bennett because he’s a fighter. When Gov. Rauner attempted to drive down wages for middle class workers, he fought back. When our right to collectively bargain over safe staffing levels was under attack, fought back. Our communities are safer […]

Check out Scott Bennett’s latest commercial

This University means more to us than just football on Saturdays.

And it shouldn’t be treated like a political football in Springfield.

The U of I should not only remain a world-class institution that prepares our kids for jobs of the future, but this place is also the lifeblood of our community.

Thousands […]

Shana Harrison supports Scott Bennett because…

“I’m proud that my State Senator, Scott Bennett, has fought so hard for clean drinking water for our community by passing new protections for the Mahomet Aquifer. As a Champaign County Board Member, I witnessed his ability to collaborate with the Board in order ensure that his bill was as […]