Education funding legislation was hijacked in the final days of the spring session to provide million of dollars in extra spending to Chicago Public Schools (CPS), the Illinois Republican Party argued in a press release recently.
The Illinois Republican Party is releasing a series of digital attacks on House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) for what the group describes as his failure to enact reforms and his work to make Illinoisans pay even more taxes.
J.B. Pritzker finds enough loopholes in the law to push a mansion through, the Illinois Republican Party suggested recently, calling out the Democratic gubernatorial candidate for a "laughable excuse" when it came to paying property taxes.
House Speaker Michael Madigan is already using his political muscle to manhandle the AFL-CIO into supporting billionaire J.B. Pritzker in the 2018 gubernatorial race, the Illinois Republican Party said recently.
All of the Democrats hoping to unseat Gov. Bruce Rauner in 2018 are backing Speaker of the House Michael Madigan's budget goal of raising taxes rather than enacting reforms, a Madigan spokesman told the Chicago Tribune recently.
After rolling out what has been described as a "ghastly" new state license plate, Secretary of State Jesse White has rolled out something more disheartening, the Illinois Republican Party said recently: the possibility of running for re-election.
Democratic gubernatorial hopeful and self-described progressive J.B. Pritzker met with entrenched suburban Chicago officials and House Speaker Mike Madigan insiders recently, Chicago Sun Times writer Dan Mihalopoulos reported.
Gubernatorial candidate Chris Kennedy needs to replace his reticence with resolve, the lllinois Republican Party cautioned recently, offering an online video clip of Kennedy ignoring a reporter's question on his wealth.
What's good for the populace must not be good for the politicians, the Illinois Republican Party said recently in response to Attorney General Lisa Madigan's apparent willingness to give in to a judge's decision on elected officials' paychecks.
An upcoming Democrat plan expected to focus on five elements -- campaign finance, criminal justice, education funds, health care and budget matters – seems to have overlooked two things that are critical to healing Illinois: property taxes and jobs, the Illinois GOP said on Wednesday.
With hotel space for the presidential Inauguration ceremony in Washington filling rapidly, the Illinois GOP is offering a limited special opportunity for guaranteed overnight accommodations and inauguration tickets at the official Illinois Republican Party hotel in Arlington, Virginia.
Chris Kennedy may have the family name, but according to the state GOP, “he doesn’t act like it,” as he recently rejected reporters’ overtures in Chicago and simultaneously created a commotion in a downtown office building.