With average health care costs on the rise for workers and employers alike, congressional candidate Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) is intent on making the issue a central component of her battle against incumbent U.S. Rep. Sean Casten (D-Downers Grove) in the 6th District.
Illinois’ record-setting 2017 income tax hike has done little to slow the state’s rising pension costs, leaving state taxpayers on the hook for nearly $250 billion in unfunded public pension liability.
Illinois state Sen. Don DeWitte (R-St. Charles) made sure he was recently among those on hand at Minerallac Traditional in Kane County to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the family-owned electrical supply business.
Republican state Rep. David McSweeney (Barrington Hills) leaves no doubt about where he stands on Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s new $40 billion state spending plan and all the other legislation that accompanies it.