House Rep. Thomas Bennett (R-Watseka) said Monday that Illinois has dropped in population because it already has such a high tax burden, and the graduated income tax structure would make that even worse.
Inexperience likely led to Gov. J.B. Pritzker's gaffe last week when he claimed GOP lawmakers had participated in a compromise to raise the state's minimum wage, the head of the Republican Party in Champaign County said today.
A 2014 recording of a meeting with House Speaker Mike Madigan was taken in connection with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) while Madigan was attempting to secure a developer's business for his private firm recently surfaced into public view.
Illinois's outgoing Republican governor saw a few of his vetoes overridden during the Fall Veto Session in Springfield and a few new laws have been passed, a QUAD city area lawmaker said in a summary recap released last week.
Five Republican candidates who will be on November’s ballots in districts across Illinois will hold a press conference at 4:30 p.m. Thursday to answer the question “What Happens When Conservative Reformers Infiltrate the Springfield Machine?”