The Illinois State Board of Elections will again take up allegations against the state's embattled Auditor General Frank Mautino over more than $200,000 in possible illegal payments by his campaign committee following an appellate court opinion handed down earlier this week.
The Illinois State Rifle Association is encouraging members to express their displeasure with Senate Bill 337, known as the Firearms Industry Licensing Act, by filling out a witness slip in opposition.
A bill sponsored by Reps. Grant Wehrli (R-Naperville) and Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) that would amend the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act to sanction any legislator who engages in violations of legislator rules of conduct has been referred to the Rules Committee for further consideration.
The latest skirmish in the campaign victims rights activist Denise Rotheimer is waging, nearly single-handedly, to give rights to accusers in sexual harassment charges within the General Assembly erupted before the House Task Force on Sexual Harassment and Discrimination recently.
“Illinois families currently face one of the highest tax burdens in the nation,” Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) writes in HR1072, a new resolution filed today in response to a recommendation by three economists who propose raising property taxes to pay down the state's billion-dollar pension debt.