Illinois House candidate Peter Breen (R-Lombard) is not altogether shocked that the Automatic Voter Registration (AVR) program overseen by the Secretary of State’s office is mired in controversy over mistakenly registering nearly 600 non-citizens.
Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider is demanding that a state-run program that automatically registers voters be immediately suspended amid reports that non-citizens were certified and cast votes in 2018.
The Property Tax Relief Task Force, an 88-member legislative leviathan, missed one deadline for presenting its final recommendations for property tax relief in Illinois, and it’s about to miss another for putting those recommendations into action.
The Joint Commission on Ethics and Lobbying Reform recently spent several hours listening to officials from city, county and state agencies regarding the possibility of stricter restrictions on lobbying activity.
Employers in Illinois are anticipating an increase in lawsuits stemming from a new sexual harassment-training law, and three weeks into the new year they still await guidance from the state on how best to comply.
Illinois House candidate Peter Breen (R-Lombard) is hoping the important message behind the failure of a property tax relief task force appointed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker does not get lost in translation.
Illinois state Rep. Dan Brady (R-Bloomington) told a press conference last week that House Republicans will continue to fight for property tax reform despite the failed efforts of the Property Tax Relief Task Force recently assembled by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
Illinois Republican Party officials are calling on Sens. Kim Lightford (D-Maywood) and Don Harmon (D-Oak Park), the two finalists for the position of next state Senate President, to publicly endorse fair maps.
Job growth in Idaho is expected to reach 1.8 percent by the end of 2020, down from the state's 2019 job growth of 2.5 percent, according to a new study by Kiplinger that assessed state economic outlooks.
Former high-level aides to Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has revealed that Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady (R-Bloomington) told the then governor he was right for signing HB 40 in September 2017, the law requiring Medicaid funding of abortions. At a separate meeting, Brady also recommended that the governor sign gun control bills should they reach his desk.
Illinois congressional candidate Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) would like to know when her 2020 opponent in the 6th District, incumbent U.S. Rep. Sean Casten (D-Downers Grove), will finally stand up and take some accountability.
With recreational marijuana use now legal across most of Illinois, one renowned health care policy expert says he hopes the state does not follow the path set by Colorado and other pot-legalization pioneers.
Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider believes that the sudden resignation of former state Sen. John Sullivan (D-Rushville) as Director of the Department of Agriculture in the wake of a controversial 2012 email by a longtime associate of Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) raises yet more questions while answering none.