Former high-level aides to Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has revealed that Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady (R-Bloomington) told the then governor he was right for signing HB 40 in September 2017, the law requiring Medicaid funding of abortions. At a separate meeting, Brady also recommended that the governor sign gun control bills should they reach his desk.
Illinois congressional candidate Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) would like to know when her 2020 opponent in the 6th District, incumbent U.S. Rep. Sean Casten (D-Downers Grove), will finally stand up and take some accountability.
During the week, a Senate committee considered a possible end to the controversial use of seclusion rooms in public schools, which in many cases are used as calming rooms and are student initiated at times.
Illinois state Sen. Jim Oberweis (R-Sugar Grove) recently blasted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) and 14th District Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (D-Naperville) in a new video condemning their involvement in the impeachment proceedings of President Donald Trump.
Illinois state Rep. David McSweeney (R-Barrington) wonders what U.S. Rep Lauren Underwood (D-Naperville) is thinking by questioning President Donald Trump’s recent decision to order the drone attack that killed Iranian commander Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani.
Illinois state Rep. Dan Ugaste (R-Geneva) says no one should be surprised that the latest U.S. Census Bureau data shows the state lost population for the sixth straight year in 2019 and that no other state in the U.S. has seen a greater raw population decline over the last decade than Illinois.
Illinois state Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-Crystal Lake) considers his role as host of a Support President Trump rally scheduled for Saturday morning in Algonquin as a personal obligation to his constituents in the 66th District.