State Rep. Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) works for a hospital, and used to lobby for one.
So when considering a bill in Springfeld last week that would have allowed Illinois surgeons to set up their own independent facilities, effectively competing with hospitals like his employer, Demmer was emphatically opposed.
Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) is sticking up for the bill she recently introduced that she argues gives Illinois residents who file an Inspector General complaint in state government more of a voice in the process.
Illinois' two Republican legislative leaders believe conservative voters will eventually get behind Gov. Bruce Rauner this fall, overlooking his efforts to expand taxpayer funding of abortion in the state.
Brian Burch sees Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) as being the antithesis of Gov. Bruce Rauner, and that’s more than enough to have him urging members of his CatholicVote.org group to stand with her in today's Republican primary.
Campaign mailers funded by a “radical” pro-choice political action committee, Personal PAC, targeting State Rep. Peter Breen (R-Lombard) show how desperate Gov. Bruce Rauner’s campaign team is a week before the March 20 primary, says political strategist Chris Robling.
Two new YouTube videos tell the stories of victims recently killed here in Illinois by illegal immigrants who later fled the country and point an accusatory finger at Gov. Bruce Rauner for signing the “Trust Act” into law, which allowed Illinois to become a sanctuary state.
Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) is opposed to a so-called CityKey ID, a municipal ID card being distributed in Chicago primarily to illegal immigrants, now being accepted as a valid form of identification to register to vote.