Author Profile: David McEllis
David McEllis is a Government Affairs Representative working on current Illinois energy legislative issues. He recently served as Senior Legislative Counsel in the Office of the Illinois Senate President John J. Cullerton. He was the lead Senate Democratic staffer for the Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee, and the Senate Labor Committee.
Blog Posts by David McEllis
On February 19, Governor Pritzker delivered his budget message for the state of Illinois. The Governor is once again recommending a maintenance budget with proposed increased spending for child welfare, public education, and pension payments. In order to afford these increases, the Governor is focused on passing the Fair Tax Constitutional Amendment. Agency Funding With
There is good news for Amtrak riders in Illinois. ELPC has long supported expansion of inter-city rail service in the Midwest. Choosing rail travel over driving or flying reduces air pollution that contributes to climate change and harms public health. In the spring 2019 legislative session, Governor Pritzker and the Illinois General Assembly dramatically increased