All eyes will be on Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker at the start of the new session to see if the Democratic leader has any intention of making good on his pledge to bring fair electoral mapmaking to the state.
Tim Baldermann, a Republican candidate for the 37th District state House seat now held by Rep. Margo McDermed (R-Mokena), has an aversion to paying property taxes even though his income from multiple public sources depends on others paying their taxes, county records show.
Will County Republican Chairman George Pearson ripped into the Republican primary candidacy of a known Nazi sympathizer and racist who is bidding again to take on long-time Illinois Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-3rd District) in the general election next November.
Terry D'arcy donated $1,500 to Democrat James W. Glasgow's election campaign committee, Glasgow for Will County, on Dec. 3, according to records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).
Spencer Farmans donated $1,000 to Democrat James W. Glasgow's election campaign committee, Glasgow for Will County, on Dec. 3, according to records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).
Even as three Democratic state lawmakers have recently announced retirements amid a swirl of allegations, Republican House Floor Leader Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) worries that it will have only a minimal impact in the fight against political corruption.
Illinois state Rep. Grant Wehrli (R-Naperville) plans to hit the ground running following his recent appointment to a newly created commission looking for ways to curb political corruption in Springfield.
Michael Mielzynski donated $1,500 to Democrat Nick Palmer's election campaign committee, Citizens for Nick Palmer, on Nov. 29, according to records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).
Illinois State House District 41 issued the following announcement on Nov. 19.State Representative Grant Wehrli (R-Naperville) has been appointed to serve on the newly created Joint Commission on Ethics and Lobbying Reform.
State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, is working to streamline pension systems to reduce the property tax burden, generate greater returns on investments and offer more financial stability for many retired first responders by passing a significant pension consolidation measure.