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.
Illinois state Rep. Blaine Wilhour's (R-Effingham) initial fears that taxpayers would not be getting all they were promised through the new $85 billion state budget's sweeping tax increases appear to have some merit, according to a recent Illinois Policy Institute (IPI) analysis.
Veteran state Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) is among a group of GOP lawmakers introducing House Bill 3850 that would repeal the Reproductive Health Act recently signed into law by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
Illinois state lawmakers have a dubious history of subjecting residents to gas tax hikes, but the recent doubling of the state gas tax to 38 cents per gallon seems to have taken things to an entirely new level.
Illinois state Rep. Blaine Wilhour (R-Effingham) is convinced the more voters learn about the push to repeal the state’s Parental Notification Act, the more apt they will be to take a stand in opposition.
Republican state Rep. Blaine Wilhour (Effingham) says the fact that lawmakers in Springfield have earmarked some $60 million out of the recently passed capital spending plan for arts programs across Illinois tells voters everything they need to know about the state government’s dysfunction.
Republican state Rep. Blaine Wilhour (Effingham) says he stands in full support of Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, who last week signed into law controversial abortion legislation widely regarded as the "fetal heartbeat bill."
Illinois State Sen. Jason Plummer (R-Edwardsville) says Illinois’ reputation will continue to suffer as long as we have news like Gov. J.B. Pritzker being under federal investigation for an alleged tax scheme.
Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider finds it difficult to seriously consider Gov. J.B. Pritzker's graduated income tax-hike proposal, given the source of the plan's own history of personal finance.