“With 19,520 registered voters as of January 13, 2012, and only 19,000 persons over the age of 18 [in East St. Louis], according to the United States Census Bureau’s 2010 report, it seems that we have now a major case of over-registration,” Matt Hawkins of the East St. Louis Alliance for Change lamented six years ago.
Chicago Republican Party Chairman Chris Cleveland has heard all the rumblings about Gov. Bruce Rauner’s attempt to “buy off” GOP county organizations as part of his re-election effort, but he’s convinced no amount of money in the world can save him from himself.
Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton), who is running against Gov. Bruce Rauner in the Republican primary, goes on the attack against her rival in a new “Ives: The Choice for Republican Voters In 2018” advertisement.
With spring training for Major League Baseball just around the corner, the Chicago Cubs and White Sox are gearing up for the season. Both teams are heading into spring training with a good level of optimism.
Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) is throwing her support behind Denise Rotheimer’s ongoing crusade to appear before the ethics panel hearing testimony about her sexual harassment compliant against Sen. Ira Silverstein (D-Chicago).
A tax-credit scholarship program enacted by Illinois lawmakers last summer to provide tuition to attend nonpublic schools has brought in more than $40 million, the director of an education advocacy group said during an interview last weekend.
Under Gov. Bruce Rauner, Illinois has again extended a welfare waiver covering able-bodied adults without dependents (ABAWDs) when other states, with their economies expanding, are reverting to the cost-saving reforms enacted in 1996 under then-President Bill Clinton.