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Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) is calling on House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) to step down in the wake of his longtime chief of staff being hit with allegations of sexual harassment.
Illinois lawmakers may have passed a timely budget for the first time in years, but that doesn’t mean it is good, according to some critics.
The $38.5 billion budget passed without a revenue estimate is not what it seems.
A bill vetoed by Gov. Bruce Rauner will be going back to his desk.
A money-saving idea found favor with both parties during the May 29 House floor debate.
During the May 28 House floor debate, state Reps. Peter Breen (R-Lombard) and Patricia Bellock (R-Hinsdale) wanted to know why a Democrat-proposed task force was clearly partisan in membership.
After barely passing by five votes and pulled for consideration, a Democrat-sponsored bill debated on May 28 came back two days later and passed, but not without a heated GOP debate.
A president honors his predecessor, the real great train robbery occurs, women gain state voting rights and French explorers claim the Illinois territory this week in history.
It seems the Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities didn't turn in a required report in time for State Comptroller Susana Mendoza's first debt transparency report because the council had nothing to report, or at least that's what its director says.