Thank you for visiting my website.
I am proud to serve as the State Senator from Illinois’ 47th District, representing much of western Illinois. I hope you’ll find this site a useful resource in keeping up to date with what’s happening in our district and in Springfield. Please contact any of my offices with questions or ways I can better serve you.
It is my honor to represent you in Springfield.
Sincerely,State Senator John Sullivan47th Legislative District
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Miss Macomb 2014 Lauren Martin visited the Illinois Senate on Tuesday as the guest of State Senator John Sullivan (D-Rushville).
March 6 was the 44th annual Illinois Agriculture Legislative Day at the Capitol, and State Senator John Sullivan (D-Rushville) played host to several FFA groups from high schools throughout the 47th District.
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State Senator John Sullivan (D-Rushville) recently spoke to Western Illinois University political science professor Keith Boeckelman's Illinois Politics class.
State Senator John Sullivan (D-Rushville) visited with 8th graders at Dallas City Elementary School on Tuesday, Feb. 11. Sullivan discussed state politics and government during their social studies class.
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Illinois state agencies have taken steps to alleviate this winter's propane shortage.
The shortage is caused by a combination of the unusually long and severe winter, repairs on a major propane pipeline and increased propane use for drying corn and other grains.
To help increase the state's supply of propane, federal and state agencies have waived certain regulations permitting propane truck drivers to haul heavier loads, operate longer hours and bypass meter inspections.
The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity is offering a $1,000 increase in the Low Income Energy Assistance Program to eligible households for purchasing propane.
Likewise, this increased benefit is available to newly eligible applicants that sign up for LIHEAP. Click here for more information on how to apply for LIHEAP.
The department is also temporarily waiving the $75 fee for LIHEAP applicants who use propane for home heating. Information about local LIHEAP administrators can be found here.
The Illinois Attorney General is reviewing propane supply and pricing issues. Suspected fraud and price gouging can be reported to the Attorney General's Consumer Fraud Bureau at 1-800-243-0618 or by email at
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