After more than a year of outside investigation, a 202-page report has been released surrounding claims of sexual harassment and overall workplace cultural issues within the Illinois House of Representatives, Office of the Speaker.
Madison Dearborn Partners co-founder and Chairman John Canning published an article on Crain’s Chicago Business criticizing Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s dishonesty with his state income tax plan and provided three main solutions for Pritzker to fix Illinois most challenging community problems.
Over the last 30 days, Illinois’ already overtaxed state-run pension systems have added at least 651 retired government workers that are projected to average $1.3 million in lifetime pension benefits, according to an Illinois Policy Institute (IPI) report.
State Republican Party leaders are encouraging supporters to turn out en masse for the 2019 Illinois Republican Day Rally at the State Fair on Aug. 15 on the Director’s Lawn at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, where House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-Louisiana) will serve as special guest and keynote speaker.
The Illinois Republican Party is demanding answers after the Chicago Sun-Times reported that the attorney hired by powerful House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) to investigate allegations of sexual harassment within his political empire is the sister of two lobbyists suspected of making payments to Kevin Quinn, the central figure of the harassment investigation.
Illinois state Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-Crystal Lake) is pushing a bill that would remove the state's restrictions on fireworks sales so that tax-burdened Illinois businesses will have a shot at the profits currently being earned by merchants in neighboring states.
Illinois GOP Chairman Tim Schneider is demanding answers from House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) in the wake of an ongoing criminal probe where several people with close ties to the longtime Democratic leader have already been implicated.
The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Stamps to ICJIA Executive Director. Mr. Stamps was nominated by Gov. JB Pritzker to the position and must be confirmed by the Illinois Senate.