State House Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-Crystal Lake) supports a proposal that would demand more from “able-bodied” Illinoisans who are on the receiving end of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, also known as food stamps.
Illinois state Rep. Dan Ugaste (R-Geneva) knows only one thing for sure regarding the ongoing federal corruption probe enveloping state government in Springfield and powerful Chicago Democrats such as longtime House Speaker Mike Madigan – where there is smoke, there is fire.
All eyes will be on Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker at the start of the new session to see if the Democratic leader has any intention of making good on his pledge to bring fair electoral mapmaking to the state.
Republican congressional candidate Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) recently drew criticism from U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Michigan), a charter member of "the Squad” – four famously progressive Democratic U.S. Reps. – after Ives publicly voiced her support for Cook County Board Commissioner Dan Patlak’s reelection efforts.
Illinois state Rep. Jeff Keicher (R-Sycamore) recently participated in a student forum on the campus of Northern Illinois University in which students discussed the challenges they face trying to pursue an education.
Congressional candidate Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) has earned the support of Republican National Committeewoman for Illinois Demetra DeMonte in Ives' 6th District run against U.S. Rep. Sean Casten (D-Downers Grove).