Senator Michael Noland News
Springfield — State Senator Michael Noland (D-Elgin) voted today in favor of Senate Bill 2404, the union backed pension plan that passed through the Senate. Sen. Noland released the following statement:
“This plan is not a total fix; we are not even halfway there. This is a start, and this legislation will save billions of dollars for the state. I was pleased to see the unions come to the table and negotiate this legislation.
“While we surely have a pension problem, we have a far more serious revenue problem. In order for us to keep our promise of a secure pension for public employees while also meeting the just demands of our people we must address the need for increased revenue.”
For more information on SB2404, please click here.
Years served: 2007 - Present
Committee assignments: Criminal Law (Chairperson); Revenue (Vice-Chairperson); Energy; Education; Judiciary; Committee of the Whole; Advisory Committee On Ed. Funding.
Biography: Bachelor's degree and MBA from the University of Illinois Chicago; law degree from John Marshall Law School. Served as a corpsman in the U.S. Navy at Great Lakes Naval Hospital. Community volunteer with local organizations protecting the environment and assisting the homeless. Resides in Elgin with his wife, Veronica, and their two children.