With Illinois still in dire financial straits, new state Sen. Craig Wilcox (R-McHenry) says, he did not feel comfortable taking advantage of a luxury he argues only a spattering of people across the state can still lay claim to.
Veteran state Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) is leading the charge among Republicans in speaking out against the state's Democrats granting even more power to the House Rules Committee they control.
State Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) argues the reasons for his proposed legislation that would prohibit newly elected House members from joining the state’s General Assembly Retirement System (GARS) are too many to count.
Richard Pearson, executive director of the Illinois State Rifle Association, is warning members that he believes Senate Bill 107, aimed at banning “assault weapons,” will not be the last attack on legal gun owners.
Rep. Allen Skilicorn (R-East Dundee) was the featured speaker at a “Talking Illinois Taxes” forum in Gurnee. The event, organized by Don J. Wilson, a former Gurnee Village trustee, was nonpartisan and drew about 30 people.