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.
Illinois state Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) held a press conference this week, speaking out against the recently dropped charges in the case of TV actor Jussie Smollett while calling for a federal investigation.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is pushing for a shutdown of the state’s private school scholarship program to direct more funds to the public school system, according to Alton Daily News, a decision that has been met with opposition from state Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee).
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.
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.
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.