Chapin Rose

Illinois State Senator | 51st District


After Legislators Complain, DNR finally takes action on Eagle Creek

After state and federal legislators joined with Shelby and Moultrie County leaders to hold a press conference last month that blistered the Illinois Department of Natural Resource (IDNR) for its complete and total lack of action with respect to the Eagle Creek Resort, IDNR finally moved forward with a study that the agency had promised local leaders would be completed last summer.

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This Week's In Focus: Fireworks Legislation

There is nothing more American than backyard barbeques, baseball and fireworks for the annual celebration of our nation’s birth, and State Sen. Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) is hoping to attract the booming fireworks industry to Illinois, stop the loss of sale’s tax dollars to surrounding states, and create a few jobs in the process.  Sen. Rose, who has been working with legislative counterparts on the other side of the aisle, has created a framework for a bi-partisan fireworks package to be introduced in Illinois.

'Lawmaker Wants Consumer Fireworks Sales In Illinois' - WAND TV

'More Fireworks In Illinois Next Year?' - WNIJ Radio