U.S. Rep. Bill Foster's endorsement of fellow Democrat Nancy Pelosi for speaker of the House only weeks after publicly opposing the idea is what Foster is always going to do—what the party tells him—his opponent in the general election said during a recent interview.
Illinois's outgoing Republican governor saw a few of his vetoes overridden during the Fall Veto Session in Springfield and a few new laws have been passed, a QUAD city area lawmaker said in a summary recap released last week.
Illinois's "other debt disaster" is $73 billion in unfunded state retiree health insurance benefits and more than twice that amount owed over the next four decades, according to a special report issued this week by an online news outlet.
Plainfield Township's administrator, who resigned earlier this week after an Illinois-based political activist group's allegations of misconduct, violated the trust she once enjoyed, a township official said.
The receiver and giver in transactions between Illinois' powerful State House speaker and lawmakers who get millions from him is a matter of perspective, the Republican candidate for the 86th District House seat said during a recent interview.
Supporting a proposal to cut Illinois property taxes in half and a slate of political candidates who would help make that happen is part of Liberty Principles PAC's recently announced "Save Your Home" campaign.
Illinois Democrat gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker will follow State House Speaker Mike Madigan's huge tax hike with increases of his own if he wins in November, the ranking House Republican said earlier this week.
The recent budget agreement in Springfield that the governor signed was no small feat but it's not a perfect package, the Republican candidate for the 86th District Illinois State House seat said during a recent interview.
A proposed statewide 1 percent property tax would hit already over-burdened Illinois taxpayer and would only make their lives harder, the Republican candidate for the state House 98th District seat said during a recent interview.
Springfield legislators should partner with business and communities - not work against them - to pull Illinois out of its recent ranking as among the worst states in the nation in which to do business, the Republican candidate for the state House 98th District seat said during a recent interview.
An Illinois regulatory agency's decision to hire a former Chicago police officer with a past that included close ties to the Mickey Cobras street gang was "a massive mistake," Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) said during a recent interview.
Proponents of Illinois House legislation that would ban children younger than 12 from participating in organized tackle football teams need to look at more modern research about concussions and the sport, a coach said during a recent interview
People advocating for an Illinois House bill that would ban children younger than 12 from joining organized tackle football teams are going after the wrong sport, the national recruiting director for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Academy said in a recent interview