The Will County Clerk’s
Office said the Republicans will hold on to their majority control over the Will County
Board. The final tally from last month’s elections shows the Republicans outnumbering
the Democrats 16 to 10 on the board.
In the final days of the veto session, a state bailout was approved for Exelon Corp. that will enable it to continue operating two downstate nuclear power facilities.
Michelle Smith, a Republican candidate for state Senate in Illinois’ 49th District, has issued a statement on term limits, arguing they would serve to rejuvenate the state.