Grant Wehrli, Republican state House representative from District 41, said in a recent tweet there is “zero” chance Democrats will pursue tax increment financing (TIF) reform in the upcoming legislative session.
Although GOP House candidate Rick Laib said it was too soon for him to react fully to Tuesday night’s loss to incumbent state Rep. Larry Walsh Jr. (D-Joliet) in the 86th District, he said he has no regrets about his campaign.
After a report that state and local government waste $100 million annually, 86th District House candidate Rick Laib said stripping government back to basics would return the state to sound economic footing.
Amid reports that House Speaker Michael Madigan’s $2 million in campaign gifts to Democrats was partly funded by a large public-sector union, Republican candidate Alyssia Benford said such gifts compromise the recipient’s loyalties.
U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam’s re-election campaign claims his opponent, Sean Casten, has struck an agreement with Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) to raise campaign funds for Casten in Washington, D.C.