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Request a “Springfield 101” presentation with Senator Duffy for your group and learn all about what really takes place at the Capitol.  Senator Duffy, in detail, will explain “behind the scenes” legislative and political maneuvering which occurs on a daily basis in Springfield. 

Would you like to know the answers to the following questions?

  • How does an idea become a law?
  • What can stop a good bill from becoming law?
  • Why is Speaker Mike Madigan so influential?
  • Why is it so difficult to pass meaningful pension reforms?
  • What role do lobbyists and special interest groups play in Springfield?
  • How can one person make a difference?
  • How to effectively work with legislators to pass / oppose important legislation?

In this hour-long presentation, Senator Duffy will answer these questions and many more with descriptive, personal examples.  He will also give legislative updates and discuss current affairs, such as the budget and pension reform. 

To request a presentation, send an e-mail to dan@senatorduffy.com This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with “Springfield 101 Request” in the subject heading. Please be sure to include contact information, location, and suggested date options.  Senator Duffy will personally reply to each request.