A Republican Illinois House representative from the 93rd District earlier this week renewed her call for fair maps and pushed support for an independent map-drawing petition following a U.S. Supreme Court decision not to hear gerrymander cases.
The assistant majority leader in the Illinois State House is co-sponsoring a major reproductive rights bill, but he has not responded to interview requests to talk about the legislation or about a Democratic colleague's reported suggestion that castration would help settle the abortion issue in Illinois.
A bill that amends school code to allow for curricula involving "media literacy" to be taught in high schools was introduced in the House of Representatives on Feb. 1 by Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez (D-Cicero).
Just days into her new job as a state representative, Anne Stava-Murray (D-Naperville) has managed to cause a stir among her constituents by characterizing her hometown of Naperville as having “white supremacist policies.”
Illinois's outgoing Republican governor saw a few of his vetoes overridden during the Fall Veto Session in Springfield and a few new laws have been passed, a QUAD city area lawmaker said in a summary recap released last week.
There are issues larger than age in youth football that aren't getting much attention in a state House drive to ban organized tackle teams for all players younger than 12, a sport and cheer organization board member said during a recent interview
Chicago Bears Hall of Famer Dan Hampton called his decision to support Mickey Straub is his run against House Minority Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) in the 82nd state House District as a “no-brainer.”