James Ayers donated $2,500 to Democrat Michael W. Frerichs' election campaign committee, Friends of Frerichs, on April 23, according to records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).
Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider finds it difficult to seriously consider Gov. J.B. Pritzker's graduated income tax-hike proposal, given the source of the plan's own history of personal finance.
State Rep. Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) did not mince words when discussing the case of an Illinois man who qualified for a Teacher Retirement System (TRS) pension after having worked as a substitute teacher for just one day.
Last Friday was the deadline for House bills to advance out of committees to the House floor. Any bill that did not make it out of committee by then is considered dead for the year and will have to start over next January.