Rep. Anne Stava-Murray, D-Naperville, speaks on the Illinois House floor Wednesday, March 22, 2023, in Springfield. Jerry Nowicki/Capitol News Illinois

March Madness in the General Assembly: Hundreds of Bills Pass House, Senate

The Illinois General Assembly, facing upcoming deadlines to advance bills to the next chamber, held several lengthy floor debates this week resulting in hundreds of bills passed in the House and Senate.

As of Friday evening, 395 bills had passed over a four-day stretch collectively in both chambers. The majority of the bills – 327 – were from the House while the Senate, which had not passed any bills this week until Thursday, passed 68.