Illinois received a score of 72 on making key financial information accessible and understandable to the public, according to a new report from Truth in Accounting (TIA), a Chicago-based policy institute.
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.
Government watchdogs say they have no intention of heeding a DuPage Township trustee’s post-election day plea to “stop digging up the past” in reference to inquiries into some questionable expenditures by the township.
Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) contributed $21.1 million to 30 state House races this election cycle, including $3,445,351 to 22 fellow Democrats in the week leading up to Tuesday’s general election.
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.
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.