The state GOP continued its backlash against conservative members of the party when it passed over State Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) to fill the 33rd Senate district seat vacated by Karen McConnaughay.
State Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-Crystal Lake) is increasingly rumored to be among a list of candidates vying for the seat soon to be vacated by the planned retirement of Sen. Karen McConnaughay (R-St. Charles) in the 33rd District.
HB4244, a bill that would allow township electors in McHenry County to petition for a referendum at the next election to dissolve a township, has been referred to the House Rules Committee. Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee), the bill's chief co-sponsor, said the legislation is long overdue.
The gloves are clearly off in the Democratic primary for Illinois attorney general, where House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) was behind a push to strike Rep. Scott Drury (D-Highwood), the only Democrat representative who didn't favor his 17th term as speaker more than a year ago, from that ballot, Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee said during a recent interview.