Illinois House Rep. Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) recently spoke out in favor of several pieces of legislation regarding ethics that Republicans have introduced in the wake of several corruption investigations involving state Democrats.
A full agenda awaits legislators when they return to the Capitol Nov. 12 for the final week of the fall Veto Session, and time is running out to take advantage of Illinois’ one-time-only Tax Amnesty Program.
Illinois Republican congressional candidate Ted Gradel is blasting U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood’s (D-Naperville) vote to pursue impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump as a pure “power grab.”
Illinois state Rep. Jeff Keicher (R-Sycamore) has signed on as a co-sponsor of a bill aimed at reforming ethics policies in state government in the wake of the growing number of political scandals now gripping the state.
The Senate Republican Caucus took action this week to restore public trust in an honest and ethical state government by introducing a legislative proposal to ensure independent investigations of members of the General Assembly.
An ambitious multi-year, multi-billion-dollar plan for road and bridge construction was launched during the week, while the battle against opioid deaths continues, and the state improves educational opportunities for both students and teachers.
Jeanne Ives is not surprised to hear that Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) may be at the heart of a widening public corruption probe centered on Commonwealth Edison's lobbying practices.
With a message that states “It’s time for something new,” Warrenville small business owner Jerry Evans has officially launched his U.S. Congressional campaign in the 14th District against Democratic incumbent Lauren Underwood (D-Naperville).
During the upcoming fall veto session, during which they generally take actions on bills vetoed by the Governor, Illinois lawmakers could also be asked to consider a proposal to consolidate suburban and downstate pension plans, and new bills being filed by lawmakers.
A respected news source revealed that since taking her seat on Illinois’ highest court in 2006, Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke, wife of federally-indicted Chicago Alderman Ed Burke, has heard and ruled on at least 10 cases involving parties that were clients of her husband’s law firm.
Illinois Republican Congressional candidate Ted Gradel recently announced that his 14th District campaign raised $263,854 in the third quarter, positioning him as the field's top GOP candidate in terms of fundraising from individual donors.