Plainfield state House candidate Mica Freeman received another $269,762 from Illinois House Speaker and Democrat Party Chief Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) between Sept. 29 and Oct. 17, state filings show.
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.
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.
The political arm of Illinois’ largest abortion provider, Planned Parenthood, has already spent nearly $600,000 this year across 24 competitive state House and Senate races, according to filings with the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).
Committee to Elect Lisa A Marino for Judge, a candidate committee, reported receiving $900 from April 1 through June 30, according to its second quarter report to the Illinois State Board of Elections.