McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks is considering vying to replace Lisa Madigan as Illinois attorney general despite criticism over the ethical implications of his alleged improper hiring of two longtime allies.
Sen. Pam Althoff (R-McHenry) praised the EDGE program, recently overhauled through legislation signed by Gov. Bruce Rauner, as a key to keeping Illinois businesses in the state, according to a press release.
Reps. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) and David McSweeney (R-Park Ridge) have asked the General Assembly to convene a special session to immediately repeal the Trust Act, which some say has moved Illinois to sanctuary state status, according to a release from Skillicorn.
Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) voted against legislation to raise the U.S. debt limit to help pay for hurricane relief efforts on Friday, explaining that the House measure lacks reforms, according to a press release.
Rep. Steve Reick (R-Woodstock) will hold mobile office hours on Tuesday, Sept. 12, in Marengo in an effort to make it easier for all of his constituents to reach out with their questions and concerns, according to a press release.
Residents of McHenry and Kane counties affected by the July flooding of the Fox River and its tributaries may have their properties reassessed, according to an announcement on Rep. Allen Skillicorn's (R-East Dundee) website.
Rep. Steve Reick (R-Woodstock) and Sen. Pamela Althoff (R-Crystal Lake) want to hear from residents and talk to them about the state budget and state government in general, according to a posting on Reick's website.
High school students in the McHenry area are invited to a free Manufacturing, Trades & Industry Career Expo hosted by Rep. Barbara Wheeler (R-Crystal Lake) on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at McHenry High School East Campus, according to an event flier.
Military servicemen and women now have greater freedom to cancel and suspend contractual services if called to relocate thanks to legislation from Rep. Steve Reick (R-Woodstock) that Gov. Bruce Rauner recently signed into law, according to a press release.
Citing a need for state reform and an end to rising taxes, former Wauconda Mayor Frank Bart will seek the House seat being vacated by Rep. Barbara Wheeler (R-Crystal Lake), according to a press release.