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Wednesday, February 20, 2019
State Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) says he can count all the ways why so many businesses seem to steer clear of Illinois these days.
Greg Baise is desperately trying to make sense of all the tax madness.
George Pearson says he is convinced all the stars are aligning for his run at being Will County GOP chairman.
Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) thinks voters would be wise to consider the source of the latest voiced opposition to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s proposed progressive tax hike.
State Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) does not want to see Illinois become New York.
State Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) says he fears empowered Democratic lawmakers in Springfield are focused on the wrong things when it comes to fixing the state’s ailing economy.
State Rep. Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) says voters have had enough of what she calls Springfield’s pay-for-play politics.
Sarah Lee doesn’t see the basis for many of the health-care-related concerns state Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia (D-Aurora) raised in her role as the new assistant majority leader during a recent interview.
State Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) says pension-reform legislation he introduced could save Illinois taxpayers millions.
State Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) cites several damning factors he argues have caused Illinois to falter.
Citing her husband’s falling health, Will County Republican chair Marianne DeMeritt has tendered her resignation.
Richard Pearson, executive director of the Illinois State Rifle Association, is warning members that he believes Senate Bill 107, aimed at banning “assault weapons,” will not be the last attack on legal gun owners.
The family of former Will County Sheriff Paul Kaupas is thanking all well-wishers as he recuperates from a pair of heart attacks that led to quadruple bypass surgery.
State Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) claims he had no idea he would be where he now finds himself, though he insists he cannot imagine being anywhere else.
State Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) frets over how he thinks lawmakers keep setting the state up for failure.
DuPage Township Trustee Alyssia Benford hopes the resignation of Township Supervisor William Mayer will usher in a new system of governance for the town.
Rep. Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) says her former colleague, Jeanne Ives, could not be leaving Springfield at a worse time for taxpayers concerned about the direction of the state.
Joliet Catholic offensive linemen Dave Monnot III and Ty O’Janovac have signed letters-of-intent with Purdue and Western Illinois football, respectively.
State Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) says too many people in Illinois recognize the kind of corruption Chicago Ald. Ed Burke is accused of.
State Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) views the GOP's losses in November as an opportunity for rebirth.