Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider called the House's May 28 passage of the highly controversial Reproductive Health Act, which removes restrictions for late-term abortions, a clear sign of the disintegration of the Democratic party in Illinois as it relates to the abortion debate.
Following the Supreme Court’s ruling in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCMF), public sector workers now have more of a choice when it comes to their involvement in unions.
More than a dozen Republican legislators and candidates came together on June 10 to pledge to replace the current culture of corruption in the Illinois government with one of responsibility and accountability.
With the state of Illinois going deeper into debt and lawmakers looking at various ways to increase revenues, a proposed municipal gas use tax, HB4680, has raised concerns among some leaders and manufacturers.
Illinois was recently reported to be ranked 49th in the states with the largest taxpayer debt in the country, which has only been exacerbated by the majority party control by the Democratic Party, according to Jason Helland, Grundy County State's Attorney.