A Republican Illinois House representative from the 93rd District earlier this week renewed her call for fair maps and pushed support for an independent map-drawing petition following a U.S. Supreme Court decision not to hear gerrymander cases.
Democratic state Rep. John Connor (D-Lockport), one of roughly 40 co-sponsors of the Reproductive Health Act bill, has yet to publicly comment on Rep, Diane Pappas’ alleged assertion that castration could be a viable solution to the issue of abortion.
State Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) argues that Democratic colleague Diane Pappas’ purported stance on abortions proves how fringe-oriented her party has become, even by its own increasingly unconventional standards.
Oswego School District 308's Board of Education is worried about how to close a $1.3 million deficit while a Democrat lawmaker would have the state weasel out of paying $49.5 million it has owed the district for years, two Republican lawmakers are saying.
Rep. Margo McDermed (R-Frankfort) recently urged the House to vote No on Rep. Anna Moeller's (D-Elgin) equal-pay bill that she has supported in the past, asking instead for votes on her own bill when it makes it to the House from subcommittee.