Illinois House Floor Leader Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) considers the recent federal corruption indictment of state Sen. Thomas Cullerton (D-Villa Park) a sobering reality check of what needs fixing in Springfield.
Over the last 30 days, Illinois’ already overtaxed state-run pension systems have added at least 651 retired government workers that are projected to average $1.3 million in lifetime pension benefits, according to an Illinois Policy Institute (IPI) report.
Former GOP state representative and newly announced congressional candidate for the 6th District Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) recently blasted Congressman and potential political opponent Sean Casten (D-Downers Grove) for saying one thing and doing another on the issue of climate change.
Illinois GOP Chairman Tim Schneider is demanding answers from House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) in the wake of an ongoing criminal probe where several people with close ties to the longtime Democratic leader have already been implicated.
Jason Gonzales insists that his legal stand against Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) is about much more than losing a 2016 Democratic primary at the hands of the Illinois House Speaker's powerful political machine.
For former Illinois state Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton), her recent decision to run in 2020 against U.S. Rep. Sean Casten (D-Downers Grove) in the 6th Congressional District comes down to her love for America.
Hailing herself as someone “who sees the people she represents as the solution to many of the problems” they face, former GOP State Rep. Jeanne Ives of Wheaton officially threw her hat in the ring July 23 against U.S. Rep. Sean Casten (D-Downers Grove) in Illinois' Sixth Congressional District.
Former state Rep. Jeanne Ives (R. Wheaton), who narrowly lost her bid to unseat then Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner in the GOP primary just over a year ago, is back in the political spotlight after announcing her run in the 6th Congressional District.
Dundee Township Republican precinct committeewoman Linda Prestia argues that the recent FBI raid on the home of one of House Speaker Mike Madigan’s (D-Chicago) closest former associates is indicative of how deep political corruption runs in Illinois and how weary of it voters have grown.
Newly elected Illinois state Rep. Dan Ugaste (R-Geneva) wasn't surprised by the news recently reported by the Illinois Policy Institute (IPI) that the state’s new $45 billion capital spending plan is riddled with 'pork-barrel projects.'