Building on the steady progress made since he took office, Governor JB Pritzker proposed his second balanced budget that takes a disciplined approach to managing the state's limited resources while also making crucial investments that will make our state stronger.
Illinois House candidate Peter Breen (R-Lombard) argues that a bill seeking to make it unlawful for state motorists to pump their own gas is just the latest example of how Democrats have lost their way.
The Illinois House Executive Committee recently heard testimony from two organizations during a hearing about the state's automatic voter registration (AVR) program, which is currently under fire for a series of glitches that have resulted in hundreds of non-citizens and underage individuals being put into the system.
Gun owners in Illinois are waiting too long to receive their firearms owner identification (FOID) cards, and the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) has joined a lawsuit against the Illinois State Police to fix the problem, ISRA Executive Director Richard A. Pearson announced in a bulletin to members last week.
The Senate House Joint Commission on Ethics and Lobbying Reform heard testimony from Illinois Legislative Inspector General (LIG) Carol Pope and two former LIGs about what changes can be made to better assist the office in its role of upholding ethical standards in state government.
Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider (R-Burr Ridge) has demanded that Secretary of State Jesse White (D-Chicago) "shut down" the state's Automatic Voter Registration (AVR) program until the causes of a series of recently reported gaffes are identified and fixed.
The Senate House Joint Commission on Ethics and Lobbying Reform listened to testimony from several directors of policy about how to aid the legislative inspector general (LIG) in upholding ethical standards in state government.
House Speaker Michael Madigan’s Capital office was searched last Wednesday by Illinois state Police in connection with an ongoing investigation into sexual allegations against former state Rep. Jack Franks.
While House and Senate Republicans were critical of many aspects of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's State of the State address on Wednesday, most remain hopeful that he was sincere about bringing about a spirit of bipartisan collaboration.