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.
Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) is one of many who disagree with the recent bestowing of the Hubert H. Humphrey Civil and Human Rights Award to former Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards.
Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) is calling for an audit of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago after its economists proposed a 1 percent property tax levy to help fund the state's pension obligations.
Rep. Steven Reick (R-Woodstock) didn’t need to call an impromptu press conference to share his feelings on progressive income tax, instead using his point of personal privilege on the House floor Wednesday.