Even if Illinois state House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) used "dirty tricks" to fend off 2016 primary challenger Jason Gonzales, the strategy allegedly employed was not illegal, according to a recent court filing.
A Republican Illinois House representative from the 93rd District earlier this week renewed her call for fair maps and pushed support for an independent map-drawing petition following a U.S. Supreme Court decision not to hear gerrymander cases.
There may be – or there may not be – "ongoing investigation(s)" into an Illinois-based political activist group's latest allegations into fraud and other wrongdoing in the Algonquin Township Highway Commission.
A Chicago Democrat lawmaker's second attempt to eliminate Illinois' statewide rent control ban is likely well-intended but will have "unintended consequences," state Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) said during a recent interview.
A bipartisan House Resolution to insure Illinois does not tax retirement income has been introduced by State Rep. David McSweeney (R-Barrington Hills) following a proposal by the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club to tax retirement income.
Government has no business telling a landlord how much rent to charge a tenant, the state representative from Crystal Lake said during a recent interview about an effort to repeal a 22-year-old rent control law.
Illinois' financial crisis has been a decadeslong bipartisan effort and the state's Democrat Gov. J.B. Pritzker decision to blame his Republican predecessor isn't helping, the state House Representative from Crystal Lake said during a recent interview.
Illinois's powerful House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago), earlier today revealed to be a target in the same FBI investigation that led to an extortion indictment against a Chicago alderman, is not accused of anything new, a think tank reported.
Illinois's outgoing Republican governor saw a few of his vetoes overridden during the Fall Veto Session in Springfield and a few new laws have been passed, a QUAD city area lawmaker said in a summary recap released last week.
Illinois's "other debt disaster" is $73 billion in unfunded state retiree health insurance benefits and more than twice that amount owed over the next four decades, according to a special report issued this week by an online news outlet.
Supporting a proposal to cut Illinois property taxes in half and a slate of political candidates who would help make that happen is part of Liberty Principles PAC's recently announced "Save Your Home" campaign.
The state is no better off now, a year after the record-breaking income tax hike pushed through by the Democrat-controlled Illinois General Assembly and there appears to be no end in sight, a McHenry County board member running for state Senate said during a recent interview.
Failure of a progressive-tax constitutional amendment is good news for Illinois taxpayers who must remain vigilant of any similar attempts by lawmakers in Springfield, a McHenry County board member running for state Senate said during a recent interview.
State Sen. Karen McConnaughay (R-St. Charles) has told informed the Senate's GOP leadership that she won't seek re-election this fall, and a Kane County news outlet has reported that she likely will resign.
Now that Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan's chief of staff has been forced out over the latest sexual harassment scandal in Springfield, it's time from Democratic lawmakers to call for Madigan's resignation, a Republican state representative said in a press release.