Citizens to Elect Charles "Chuck" Wheeler, a candidate committee, reported receiving $3,764.06 from Jan. 1 through March 31, according to its first quarter report to the Illinois State Board of Elections.
Illinois House Speaker and Democrat Party Chairman Michael J. Madigan (D-Chicago) has reported $71,758 in July contributions to Richard Johnson, a Democrat running against Dan Ugaste in retiring GOP Rep. Steve Andersson's district.
Despite the urging of Highway Commissioner Andrew Gasser, the Algonquin Township Board of Trustees rejected a resolution July 11 that would have allowed voters to decide whether to keep the town’s road district intact.
A proposal for a Universal Basic Income (UBI) model proposed over the last few weeks by Chicago City Alderman and failed gubernatorial candidate Ameya Pawar would decimate welfare state jobs, a state representative said.
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.