2017 State Legislative Update - U of I Extension

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2017 State Legislative Update

This article was originally published on December 13, 2017 and expired on January 11, 2018. It is provided here for archival purposes and may contain dated information.

URBANA, Ill. - University of Illinois Extension’s Community and Economic Development team will host a free webinar, 2017 State Legislative Update, Taylor Anderson, Local Government Legislative Liaison, Illinois Association of County Board Members, from Noon-1PM, Thursday, January 11, 2018.

Following the State’s Veto Session, Illinois Association of County Board members local government legislative liaison will discuss recent and potential future changes in legislation at the state levels that will have a direct impact on Illinois local governments.  With a Q&A session following each presentation, participating officials will have opportunities to discuss impact and intent to develop a better understanding of mandated expectations.

Taylor Anderson, a full time, registered, contractual lobbyist in the State of Illinois, has spent nearly a decade working with the Illinois General Assembly. He has lobbied on behalf of wide and diverse groups of clients including various COG’s and local governments, as well as numerous business entities and corporations.

Taylor began his legislative training by interning at several state agencies including Secretary of State Jesse White’s Office, the Illinois Senate President Emil Jones Revenue Committee, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Legislative Affairs Division, and the Dunn Fellowship serving in the Legislative Office of the Governor, where he helped design and author the bill tracking training website for state agency liaisons. He also worked closely with top State Agency heads and members of the Illinois Senate.

Prior to lobbying, Taylor worked with the Illinois Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Division, where he analyzed voter precincts and researched and authored Chamber Position papers. He also worked with the Illinois Association of County Board Members and Commissioners, organizing seminars for county officials and contributed to various media forums and publications. Since 2008, Taylor has traveled across the State speaking on the impact of various legislation and legislative issues, specifically legislation affecting Illinois counties.

There is no cost to attend the webinar; however, REGISTRATION required. Register online or contact Kathie Brown at brownlk@illinois.edu for more information.

Source: Nancy Ouedraogo, Extension Specialist, Community Economic Development, esarey@illinois.edu

Pull date: January 11, 2018