Alyssia Benford, a former republican candidate for State House District 98, said she views Rep. Stephanie Kifowit’s (D-Aurora) House floor rant against Peter Breen as just the latest example of how low some lawmakers will go to make their voice heard on a given issue.
Describing her campaign as one about “reclaiming your voice,” Republican state House hopeful Alyssia Benford recently posted to Facebook to thank supporters for standing with her in her 98th House District run.
Lying and political backbiting are near epidemic proportions on the DuPage Township Board. That’s the take from reports published by the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) on the sorry state of affairs in DuPage.
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.
Since it was announced in May, a plan floated by the Chicago Federal Reserve to create a statewide residential property tax-- adding another $2,500 per year to the bill of a $250,000 Illinois home-- has been furiously, publicly opposed by Republicans across the state.
The auditors of DuPage Township’s financial transactions who uncovered ambiguous reports of stolen cash and questionable money dealings should have recommended an investigation by law enforcement, a government watchdog group says.
DuPage Township Supervisor William Mayer hired a law firm without the consent of the township's board as required by law, and memberships to civic groups were unlawfully paid for out of township funds in the latest irregularities uncovered by the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW).
Republican state House candidate Alyssia Benford fails to see the wisdom in Will County school districts adopting a sales tax referendum that would put the same level of burden on residents that taxpayers face in Chicago.
Duane Bell, president of a youth football team in Bolingbrook, said that two DuPage Township Trustees mischaracterized his comments that appeared in a Will County Gazette story covering uneven township funding of local sports teams.
Republican House hopeful Alyssia Benford stands in agreement with a recent Wall Street Journal commentary that concludes politicians across the country are at least partly to blame for the pension crisis now sweeping the country based on their over-promising of benefits to government workers.