Republican state Rep. Allen Skillicorn (East Dundee) fails to see the logic in Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s plan to pay more into the pension system of Chicago teachers while leaving retired teachers across the rest of the state to essentially fend for themselves.
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.
A bill to change township caucus procedures that came about in the wake of political abuse allegations in McHenry County passed the General Assembly at the end of the regular spring session, but it has not yet been signed into law by Gov. Bruce Rauner.
State Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) slammed House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) for moving a 33 percent income tax hike through the chamber while budget negotiations continued, according to a press release.
In an ultimately unsuccessful effort to prevent the General Assembly from adjourning its spring session without a budget in place, Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-Dundee) unveiled his own budget proposal that eliminated the state’s deficit purely through reforms and spending cuts.
A state budget plan that would threaten to hit legislators in their own pocketbooks is gaining early traction in the General Assembly, including being hailed as a solid solution by state Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee).
Striving to clarify legalities in the nation’s evolving immigration regulations, State Representative Allen Skillicorn (R-Dundee) recently filed House Bill 2942 in an effort to counteract HB 426, which would allow non-compliance with current immigration policies.
Illinois Senate leaders had hoped to hold a vote as early as last week on a proposed budget plan that would raise the personal income tax rate to at least 4.95 percent, but the complex nature of the deal stalled the vote.
In response to possible property tax hikes on Kane County residents, Republican Allen Skillicorn, recently elected to the District 66 state House seat, issued a statement against further rate increases, which he said would be an undue burden on property owners.
Allen Skillicorn, who was recently elected to the state House seat in District 66, spoke out regarding the continuing exodus of Illinois residents, blaming high property taxes for driving families and businesses out of the
To get a jumpstart on key property tax matters, Republican Allen Skillicorn, newly elected to the District 66 state House seat, yielded his East Dundee trustee position after his last official meeting on Monday.
Not only has State Representative-elect Allen Skillicorn (R-Dundee) voluntarily refused to accept a state pension, but he also said this week that he plans to file legislation to
eliminate pensions for all lawmakers -- at the state and local levels.
Algonquin Township residents can add another item to their seasonal to-do lists — filing property tax assessment appeals by Dec. 23 — unless state Rep.-elect Allen Skillicorn’s (R-Crystal Lake) initial steps to extend that deadline take root quickly.
Voters in both McHenry and Kane counties cast ballots to replace the retiring Mike Tryon on Tuesday and once the votes were counted, Republican Allen Skillicorn emerged the clear victor in a run against Democratic candidate Nancy Zettler.