Ahead of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s budget address where he is excepted to outline the budget for the 2021 fiscal year and his funding priorities, the State of Illinois has been named one of the "Least Tax-Friendly" states to live in, by MSN.com.
Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider (R-Burr Ridge) is calling for the resignation of McHenry County Board of Commissioners Chairman Jack Franks (D-Marengo), who is currently under investigation by the Illinois State Police for allegations of sexual misconduct that date back to 2016 – as well as for some accountability from the state's Democratic Party leader, House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago).
Residents of McHenry and Kane counties affected by the July flooding of the Fox River and its tributaries may have their properties reassessed, according to an announcement on Rep. Allen Skillicorn's (R-East Dundee) website.
Rep. Steve Reick (R-Woodstock) and Sen. Pamela Althoff (R-Crystal Lake) want to hear from residents and talk to them about the state budget and state government in general, according to a posting on Reick's website.