Illinois state Rep. Dan Ugaste (R-Geneva) knows only one thing for sure regarding the ongoing federal corruption probe enveloping state government in Springfield and powerful Chicago Democrats such as longtime House Speaker Mike Madigan – where there is smoke, there is fire.
U.S. Rep. Sean Casten (D-Downers Grove) is among a group of 14 Democratic lawmakers now attending the United Nations Climate Conference in Madrid, which critics argue is an unnecessarily costly and somewhat hypocritical endeavor.
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.
Republican congressional candidate Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) recently drew criticism from U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Michigan), a charter member of "the Squad” – four famously progressive Democratic U.S. Reps. – after Ives publicly voiced her support for Cook County Board Commissioner Dan Patlak’s reelection efforts.
Congressional candidate Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) has earned the support of Republican National Committeewoman for Illinois Demetra DeMonte in Ives' 6th District run against U.S. Rep. Sean Casten (D-Downers Grove).
Illinois Sen. Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) is one of many Republican lawmakers expressing frustration at what they consider Democrats' unsatisfactory response to the growing corruption crisis in state government.
Illinois state Rep. Dan Ugaste (R-Geneva) did not need a new survey to tell him the heavily regulated state needs to loosen up a bit if it wants to attract new businesses and hang on to the ones that remain.
Barrington Hills Village President Martin McLaughlin has emerged as the first official Republican candidate seeking to replace outgoing Illinois state Rep. David McSweeney (R-Barrington Hills) in the 52nd District.
Illinois state Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-Crystal Lake) feels he did what he had to do in supporting Senate Bill 1300, would link the investment resources of all downstate and suburban police and fire pension funds.
Jeanne Ives is blasting her 6th Congressional District opponent, incumbent U.S. Rep. Sean Casten (D-Downer's Grove), for his public support of the reauthorization of the long-troubled Export-Import Bank.