Illinois state Rep. Tim Butler (R-Springfield) told a panel of state agencies that transparency, full cooperation and a sense of urgency were key to fixing a recently reported issue with the state's automatic voter registration (AVR) system that allowed 574 non-citizens to be registered to vote in 2018.
While House and Senate Republicans were critical of many aspects of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's State of the State address on Wednesday, most remain hopeful that he was sincere about bringing about a spirit of bipartisan collaboration.
Americans for Prosperity-Illinois (AFP-IL) recently held a press conference to show its support for a senate bill that would end the practice of suspending state motorists' driver's licenses for non-driving offenses.
Many critics of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's graduated income tax proposal are calling it a 'jobs tax,' but Illinois state House Rep. Mike Murphy (R-Springfield) took his opposition a step further during Monday's session.
The House of Representatives congratulated schoolchildren from Sangamon County for raising more than $18,000 to buy an artifact involving President Abraham Lincoln and donate it to the state of Illinois.