Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider (R-Burr Ridge) is calling for the resignation of McHenry County Board of Commissioners Chairman Jack Franks (D-Marengo), who is currently under investigation by the Illinois State Police for allegations of sexual misconduct that date back to 2016 – as well as for some accountability from the state's Democratic Party leader, House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago).
No stranger to hard-fought political races, congressional candidate Jeanne Ives’ (R-Wheaton) campaign to unseat U.S. Rep. Sean Casten (D-Downers Grove) in the 6th Congressional District has received valuable recognition from the National Republican Congressional Committee's (NRCC) Young Guns program.
Illinois state Rep. Dan Ugaste (R-Geneva) believes that Gov. J.B. Pritzker devoted too much of his State of the State address last week in Springfield taking credit where it was not necessarily deserved.
Illinois state Sen. Craig Wilcox (R-McHenry) admits he’s not all that surprised that former Democratic state Rep. Jack Franks finds himself at the center of an investigation where his judgment is being called into question.
Jeanne Ives, a Republican Candidate for Congress, filed her fourth quarter financial report this morning. The filing shows her total dollars raised in Q4 came to $262,598.36. With $243,748.36 of that raised from individual donors.
While House and Senate Republicans were critical of many aspects of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's State of the State address on Wednesday, most remain hopeful that he was sincere about bringing about a spirit of bipartisan collaboration.
U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) introduced the Energy Prices Require Including Climate Externalities (Energy PRICE) Act. The bill would clarify that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has the responsibility to ensure that public electric utilities take into account greenhouse gas emissions when setting their utility rates.
U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) issued the following statement after voting in favor of two amendments that would prohibit federal funds from being used for military operations against Iran without Congressional approval or as consistent with the 1974 War Powers Resolution, and to repeal the outdated 2002 Authorized Use of Military Force (AUMF).
Reacting to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s State of the State speech on Wednesday, Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider said that the governor's policies will only continue to make things worse for taxpayers.
U.S. Representative Sean Casten issued the following statement after voting against S. 3201, the Temporary Reauthorization and Study of the Emergency Scheduling of Fentanyl Analogues Act, which would extend the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) temporary order for fentanyl related substances, which affords significant mandatory minimum prison time and provides resources for the prosecution and funding for those who transport trace amounts of this deadly drug.