Illinois state Sen. Jason Plummer (R-Edwardsville) is convinced that Planned Parenthood’s secret construction of a so-called mega abortion clinic in southern Illinois is a 'disaster' for the pro-life movement as well as state taxpayers.
As Veterans Day approaches, and we look for ways to honor Illinois veterans and tell their incredible stories, State Sen. Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) is asking constituents to submit a photo and tribute to a loved one who has served in the United States Armed Forces to be displayed on the Veterans Day “Wall of Honor” in the Illinois State Capitol Nov. 4-15.
The Land of Lincoln is suffering a number of financial woes, fueled in large part by unfunded pension liabilities, but neither Illinois nor any other state should expect a bailout from Uncle Sam, according to a resolution introduced into the senate last summer.
Despite the fact that Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has already signed legislation that will raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 by 2025, one local lawmaker and small business owner continues to voice his opposition.
After a rough and delayed planting season, Illinois’ agriculture industry received good news this week with a Taiwanese delegation committing to purchasing over $2 billion in Illinois soy and corn over the next two years.
Senate Agriculture Chairman Scott Bennett hosted a Taiwanese delegation at his family farm on Sept. 24 in Ford County to celebrate the $2.2 billion commitment to purchase Illinois soybeans and corn over the next two years.
Within three days after FBI and IRS agents raided the home and offices of Illinois state Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Chicago) , agents made early morning raids on three southwest villages in Sandoval’s district.
Illinois state Rep. Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) sees a certain profile emerging among the lawmakers who have recently had their offices raided by federal authorities as part of an ongoing crackdown on local corruption.
WFLD Fox 32 Chicago President and General Manager Dennis Welsh did not mince words about the perilous place Illinois’ growing pension crisis has left the state in during a recently aired editorial on the network in which he predicted voters are primed for revolt given anything short of pension reform.