State Rep. Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) thinks the U.S. Secret Service should be spending a lot more time in town in the wake of a mock assassination of President Donald Trump at a recent fundraiser for state Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Chicago).
State Rep. Brad Halbrook (R-Shelbyville) argues the devil was in the details in U.S. District Judge Matthew F. Kennelly’s ruling in the “sham” candidate case against longtime House Speaker Mike Madigan.
State Rep. Brad Halbrook (R-Shelbyville) is standing by the constitution as the battle over gun control has reignited across the country in the wake of a pair of mass shootings earlier this month that left at least 31 dead.
Senate Bill 075, which creates the Hotel and Casino Employee Safety Act and requires employers to provide workplace sexual harassment training, strikes state Rep. Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) as being fair enough on its merits, the first-term state representative wishes it more fairly addressed all the episodes and concerns he thinks led to its enactment.
A Republican Illinois House representative from the 93rd District earlier this week renewed her call for fair maps and pushed support for an independent map-drawing petition following a U.S. Supreme Court decision not to hear gerrymander cases.
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.