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Senate passes bill limiting insulin costs Senate passes bill limiting insulin costs

Senate passes bill limiting insulin costs

Many Illinoisans who suffer from Type 1 diabetes would see a significant reduction in their out-of-pocket costs for prescription insulin under a bill that cleared the state Senate on Tuesday. An amendment to Senate Bill 667, sponsored by Sen. Andy Manar, D-Bunker Hill, would cap the price for a 30-day supply of insulin at $100 for people covered under certain kinds of insurance policies.

Veto session primer: With few overrides to consider, new proposals take forefront Veto session primer: With few overrides to consider, new proposals take forefront

Veto session primer: With few overrides to consider, new proposals take forefront

For the first time since the General Assembly adjourned its historic regular legislative session in early June, lawmakers will be back at the Capitol for more legislative action next week. The annual “veto session,” so called because it’s the Legislature’s first opportunity to override the governor’s vetoes each year, will convene Oct. 28-30 and Nov. 12-14.

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