When push comes to shove, the highest priority for Burr Ridge mayoral candidate Gary Grasso is ensuring that his constituents feel the impact of his public service work wherever and whenever it does the most good for the community.
Gordon Jay Kinzler, running for the 46th House District seat against incumbent Rep. Deborah Conroy (D-Villa Park), is distressed that teachers' salaries and salaries for others who work in the public sector continue to rise even as they approach the end of their careers.
Gordon “Jay” Kinzler is running against incumbent Rep. Deborah Conroy (D-Villa Park) for Illinois' 46th House District and he is dismayed with current lawmakers’ attempts at dealing with the state’s pension crisis.
Gov. Bruce Rauner recently signed into law a $38.5 billion spending plan for the state government, but Rep. Peter Breen (R-Lombard) voted against the spending plan for a number of reasons, which he shared with the DuPage Policy Journal.
Illinois' fiscal situation is out of control and the state has increased taxes drastically over the past few years, but some politicians are saying enough is enough, including U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, who is seeking re-election.
Few political issues are as hotly contested as abortion, and though abortion has been a largely Democrat-supported issue for years, John Hosta of Spring Grove, who is running in the Democratic primary in the 14th Congressional District for the seat held by Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-IL), is staunchly opposed to it.