Government Affairs

The links below will be useful to learn more about Illinois state government and the General Assembly.  If you have any questions about legislative issues, please feel free to contact the IDS administrative office.

Current IDS Legislative Projects--Learn about the legislative issues we're tracking on your behalf.

Illinois General Assembly--Track legislation, search for bills, access Illinois Senate and House member web pages, and much more!

Lists of members of the General Assembly

Find Your Elected Officials -- Learn who represents you at the state and federal level by entering your address.
-- IL Board of Elections (requires small web-browser "plug-in")

-- DAN (Dermatology Advocacy Network...through AAD) - enter your full address to get state officials

State of Illinois Homepage--This site connects you to state government agencies in Illinois.

Illinois Department of Professional & Financial Regulation--This is the agency responsible for professional licensing and regulation.

Physician Profile Search--This will connect you to a new Internet-based system that allows the public to search for physicians in Illinois.

Political news, polls and updates - Real Clear Politics

Ballotpedia - an interactive almanac of U.S. politics