Republican Chairman of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Sean Morrison is sounding the alarm about the progressive income-tax system that Gov. J.B. Pritzker has been pushing to replace the state's current flat income-tax rate.
Reform groups across Illinois are pushing for stiffer lobbying regulations in Springfield in the wake of a number of federal corruption probes, including one that led to the abrupt removal of a veteran state lawmaker.
Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider is demanding that a state-run program that automatically registers voters be immediately suspended amid reports that non-citizens were certified and cast votes in 2018.
Former U.S. Congressional candidate Dr. Jeffrey Leef fears what may be beneath the surface of Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s proposed ordinance that would double the time food trucks and mobile boutiques are able to park and serve city customers.
Illinois Republican Party officials are calling on Sens. Kim Lightford (D-Maywood) and Don Harmon (D-Oak Park), the two finalists for the position of next state Senate President, to publicly endorse fair maps.
Illinois' 14th Congressional District candidate James Marter (R-Oswego) is convinced that his background uniquely qualifies him to successfully overcome incumbent U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-Naperville) in next year's election.
Cook county conservative activist Bill Mueller points to a new law beginning Jan. 1 that will hit Illinois drivers with an additional tax for, essentially, parking their cars as a perfect example of how Springfield has become public enemy No. 1 in the eyes of taxpayers.
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.
Oak Park resident Alec Harris is rallying to the defense of village board member Susan Buchanan after she dismissively ordered colleagues to “shut up” during an intense debate over the village’s diversity statement.