August 17, 2023
Benton Presses DCFS to Lessen Burdens on Childcare Providers Through Improved Flexibility
State Rep. Harry Benton, D-Plainfield, is questioning recent decisions by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) in response to concerns voiced by childcare providers across the state following DCFS’ decision to issue new rules ending the so-called “three hour rule,” which had been put in place to address childcare staffing concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic.
August 4, 2023
Benton Bill Aimed at Aiding Military Families Moving to Illinois Becomes Law
Military members and their spouses who require professional certifications will have an easier time when moving to Illinois under a new law introduced by State Rep. Harry Benton, D-Plainfield, that became law on Monday.
June 5, 2023
Benton Spotlights Budget Focused on Communities, Working Families
Communities and working families will be the main beneficiaries of the recently passed state budget, says state Rep. Harry Benton, D-Plainfield, following a robust and comprehensive process aimed at promoting growth and fiscal responsibility.
Feb 7, 2023
THE ILLINOIZE: Our campaign finance and ethics laws are broken...Bears to Arlington bill emerges...The House is back full strength...Meet Rep. Harry Benton
“Good government should be like a good marriage,” he said. “If you aren’t willing to compromise, it’s never going to work.” -Rep. Benton