A lawyer for House Minority Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) has threatened Local Government Information Services, which owns this publication, via two cease-and-desist letters after reporters asked questions about the legislator.
Illinois Democrat gubernatorial hopefuls' support for legal marijuana is effectively inviting the industry dubbed Big Tobacco 2.0 into the state, the founder of a marijuana industry pushback group said during a recent interview.
Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) senses one of the keys to taking down Gov. Bruce Rauner in the 2018 Republican primary lies in reminding voters just how little they really seem to know about him. “You look at his record and what he said on the campaign trail when we all helped to elect him,” Ives said during a recent appearance on “Chicago's Morning Answer” radio show on WIND.
State Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) made it official on Monday that she is challenging incumbent Gov. Bruce Rauner in the Republican primary. After three years in office, Rauner nearly went out of his way to invite the challenge, according to a cover story for the Dec. 18 edition of the nation’s leading conservative magazine, National Review.
State Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) said the acquittal last week in San Francisco of an illegal immigrant of murder shows how Gov. Bruce Rauner betrayed Illinoisans when, in August, he signed a statewide sanctuary bill into law.
Regarding the debate over whether conservatives should be more involved in politics or should focus more on the so-called culture wars, Maggie Gallagher, senior fellow at the American Principles Project, offers some sobering statistics.
A political reporter recently said on a Chicago radio show that the results of Nov. 8 elections in several states were mostly in line with history — but still contained some lessons for Republicans to learn from.
The Better Government Association’s (BGA) Madeleine Doubek recently penned a scathing piece for the group’s website on Illinois lawmakers’ efforts to stem sexual harassment and other ethical breaches in the General Assembly.
A new website launched in by Citizens for Rauner, OurHomeOurFight.com, showcases Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's agenda for his second term in office, which he plans to win in next year's election.
Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) recently issued a statement slamming Gov. Bruce Rauner for signing legislation making Illinois a “sanctuary state,” contrasting his support with the position of Virginia's Democratic Gov.-Elect Ralph Northam.
Attorney general candidate Erika Harold said she recently filed her candidacy petitions, on which she gathered significantly more than the minimum number of signatures required to be eligible for the Republican primary ballot.