Legislative Info

Illinois Legistative Information

SPS Council encourages all faculty and staff to be engaged and informed on local, state, and federal legislation that could directly or indirectly impact them as individuals and state university employees.

Contact Illinois Legislators

If you do not know who your legislators are, you can easily find their name and contact information at the Illinois Board of Elections web site.     

Whether you contact legislators in person, by phone, or letter it is important to maintain communication on a regular basis in order to establish good relations with public officials.

Do's & Do Not's

  • Do use personal computer & e-mail on personal time
  • Do not use form letters (less effective)
  • Do meet in person when you have the opportunity (most effective)

Tips & Examples