Illinois state Rep. Tim Butler (R-Springfield) is taking Gov. J.B. Pritzker to task over his recent budget proposal, especially his talk of withholding as much as $150 million in funding earmarked for K-12 schools as he seeks more of what he wants.
Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider is demanding that a state-run program that automatically registers voters be immediately suspended amid reports that non-citizens were certified and cast votes in 2018.
Illinois state Rep. C. D. Davidsmeyer (R-Jacksonville) wants residents of his 100th District impacted by recent heavy flooding to know that the state and U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) are offering loans for those affected in 2019.
All eyes will be on Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker at the start of the new session to see if the Democratic leader has any intention of making good on his pledge to bring fair electoral mapmaking to the state.
Illinois state Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer (R-Jacksonville) is convinced that two Democratic-sponsored bills recently passed in the legislature should be just the start of a longer process aimed at curbing corruption in Springfield.
Jeanne Ives is not surprised to hear that Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) may be at the heart of a widening public corruption probe centered on Commonwealth Edison's lobbying practices.
The Illinois Republican Party points to the recent raid on the home and offices of longtime state Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Chicago) as an illustration of just how far the state's Democrats are willing to go to impose their will.