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Illinois state Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) argues that there is no possible way Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s graduated income tax plan can do the things being promised.
Illinois state Rep. Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) insists the next proposal she hears calling for cuts in spending will be the first she’s heard from lawmakers in her five years in Springfield.
Veteran state Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) is convinced that Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s progressive tax plan will just keep moving Illinois in the wrong direction if it comes to fruition.
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.
Springfield’s ongoing spending spree has the state on a path to nowhere, bemoans Republican state Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield).
A bill that adds medical information to what constitutes identity theft passed unanimously in the House of Representatives Wednesday.
Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) supported a bill that changes the age for purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21.
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.
State Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) admits he can hardly believe Illinois now outspends every other state in pension costs by a nearly 2-to-1 margin.
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.
Rep. Stephanie A. Kifoweit (D-Aurora) introduced a bill created to drive business for hydroponics on Feb. 1 to the House of Representatives.
A bill to enact the Chicago Violence Prevention Act and provide more police officers across the city and county was introduced in the House of Representatives on Jan. 14.
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.
State Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) cites several damning factors he argues have caused Illinois to falter.
In a policy discussion with CLTV’s Paul Lisnek, longtime state Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia (D-Aurora) lauded her recent ascension to a House leadership position.
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.
The Illinois House of Representatives congratulated K. Michael Welch, the retiring president and CEO of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, in House Resolution 1344, passed Nov. 29.
A bill that changes the sunset date on previous legislation that involves the privatization of public water systems has passed in the Illinois House of Representatives.