Residents of the 66th District are encouraged to take part in a panel discussion entitled “Inspiring Foster Care and Adoption,” taking place on Saturday morning in Elgin and being co-hosted by Illinois state Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-Crystal Lake).
State Senator Linda Holmes (D-Aurora) has announced that the new Illinois Department of Transportation five-year highway construction program includes major investments in roads in the Aurora area, to the tune of $10.8 million in improvements.
A full agenda awaits legislators when they return to the Capitol Nov. 12 for the final week of the fall Veto Session, and time is running out to take advantage of Illinois’ one-time-only Tax Amnesty Program.
Nearly 50 high school students from across the 33rd Senate District participated in a unique, hands-on experience in public policy, state government, and leadership during State Senator Don DeWitte’s first annual Youth Advisory Council on Tuesday, November 5.
State Representative Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego) signed on to co-sponsor a package of sweeping ethics reform legislation introduced by House Republicans this week to address recently-revealed corrupt behavior by members of the General Assembly that was brought to light through ongoing federal investigations.
Freshmen Illinois state Rep. Dan Ugaste (R-Geneva) believes nothing screams for change in Springfield more than the recent flood of Democratic state lawmakers being criminally charged in connection with a number of ongoing federal corruption probes.
In the mind of state Rep. Dan Ugaste (R-Geneva), a senate bill that would make it more difficult for workers to arbitrarily walk away from public unions sets up as another financial burden for a cash-strapped state that's already reached its fiscal breaking point.
Veteran Illinois state Sen. Jim Oberweis (R-Sugar Grove) has scored the endorsement of the Lake County Republicans for his run against U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-Naperville) in the 14th Congressional District.