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.
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.
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.
Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) spoke out about a possible gas tax increase that he said would make Illinois have the highest gas tax in the nation at a press conference Tuesday, joining Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton). Both donned yellow vests during the conference.
Rep. Allen Skilicorn (R-East Dundee) was the featured speaker at a “Talking Illinois Taxes” forum in Gurnee. The event, organized by Don J. Wilson, a former Gurnee Village trustee, was nonpartisan and drew about 30 people.
Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) is calling for a review of all Illinois pension plans that Timothy Sharpe oversaw after the American Academy of Actuaries suspended the government employee’s membership for two years.
State Rep. Allen Skillicorn told the McHenry Times he has no objections to the construction of the Obama Center at the cost of $224 million planned for Chicago’s Southside, but the Republican from Crystal Lake doesn’t think taxpayers should have to foot the bill for what some have derisively referred to as Obamaland.
An Illinois House resolution is being proposed in response to a statewide property tax recently suggested by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) said during a recent interview.
A recent proposal suggested by economists from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago to levy a 1 percent state property tax has spurred Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) to co-sponsor legislation against the idea and call on state lawmakers to support a U.S. House resolution calling for an audit of the Federal Reserve System.
Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) pointed out to his House peers last week that the spring session will be over in three weeks with no revenue estimate or budget approval in sight, yet lawmakers were exiting the Capitol a day early.