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.
Illinois House Speaker and Democrat Party Chairman Michael J. Madigan (D-Chicago) has reported $66,849 in July contributions to Mica Carnahan-Freeman, a Democrat running for the Illinois State House of Representatives against incumbent Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield).
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.
Will County is among 40 counties statewide that passed or are considering a resolution declaring themselves “Sanctuary Counties for Gun Owners,” according to the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA).
Though Democrat Lauren Underwood surged in fundraising in Illinois’ 14th Congressional District during the second quarter, Republican incumbent Randy Hultgren’s campaign war chest surpasses his opponent’s by more than $360,000, the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform (ICPR) reports.