Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) thinks the “good ol' boy network” is alive and well in Springfield, as evidenced by the Democratic Victory Fund’s recent decision to contribute more than $55,000 to the re-election campaign of Sen. Ira Silverstein (D-Chicago).
State Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) is calling on Winfield Township Chairman Burt Minor to withdraw from the Republican primary for the seat she is vacating in the 42nd District after he allegedly made comments about GOP state’s attorney candidate Erika Harold that were perceived to be racist and sexist.
In some ways, Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) regards news that some Republican leaders have resulted to “rigging” the GOP endorsement process to favor Gov. Bruce Rauner as a backwards compliment to the challenge she is posing to him in the upcoming Republican primary.
The Illinois Office of the Executive Inspector General (OEIG) has recommended that a former state employee be barred from all future employment with local government after she pleaded guilty to defrauding the state in an ongoing double-dipping scheme.
Faisal Kahn thinks the sexual harassment scandal now rocking the office of longtime House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) offers a clear illustration of just how miscast elected officials are when placed in the job of policing themselves.