A bill removing members of the Illinois Tollway board passed both houses of the General Assembly on Wednesday. Senate Bill 1298 also requires the governor to fill the vacancies on the board by Feb. 28.
State Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) surveyed cities and school districts in her legislative district asking how they plan to comply with June's U.S Supreme Court ruling that abolished 40 years of compulsory unionism.
Five Republican candidates who will be on November’s ballots in districts across Illinois will hold a press conference at 4:30 p.m. Thursday to answer the question “What Happens When Conservative Reformers Infiltrate the Springfield Machine?”
After being accused of sexual harassment by activist Maryann Loncar today -- and a day after he helped pass the Equal Rights Amendment in the state House -- Rep. Lou Lang (D-Skokie) resigned from his leadership role as deputy majority leader.
“Illinois families currently face one of the highest tax burdens in the nation,” Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) writes in HR1072, a new resolution filed today in response to a recommendation by three economists who propose raising property taxes to pay down the state's billion-dollar pension debt.