Veteran state Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) thinks a group of downstate lawmakers now pushing Gov. J.B. Pritzker to enact policy they proposed as critical to the state’s coronavirus recovery are on the right path.
Illinois Congressional candidate Rick Laib (R-Joliet) indicated that the spread of the conronavirus across the state has only served to make a putrid situation more toxic in terms of the state's budget.
Illinois state Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) fears that a national survey that finds Illinois is now home to the second-highest property taxes in the country may actually be worse than what’s reported.
With the state’s property tax crisis showing few signs of slowing, Illinois state Sen. Sue Rezin (R-Elmhurst) is taking matters in her own hands in her effort to bring about some relief to her 38th District constituents.
State Rep. Margo McDermed, R-Mokena, walked away from Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s recent budget address feeling more fearful than ever about what she thinks could happen if he ever gets his way with his progressive tax proposal.
State House Floor Leader Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) is hopeful that the results of a new Illinois Education Association poll means that voters may finally be ready to institute the kind of change in Springfield he thinks is necessary for the state to get back on a path to prosperity.