After being accused of sexual harassment by activist Maryann Loncar today -- and a day after he helped pass the Equal Rights Amendment in the state House -- Rep. Lou Lang (D-Skokie) resigned from his leadership role as deputy majority leader.
With the end of the spring legislative session looming and the budget yet to be passed, Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) and her GOP peers held an impromptu press conference Tuesday rejecting taxpayer-subsidized abortions.
State Rep. Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) works for a hospital, and used to lobby for one.
So when considering a bill in Springfeld last week that would have allowed Illinois surgeons to set up their own independent facilities, effectively competing with hospitals like his employer, Demmer was emphatically opposed.
Rep. Patricia Bellock (R-Hinsdale) and Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) spent more than two hours at Monday’s House Appropriations Elementary and Secondary Education Committee hearing going over matters that included student mental health and safe transportation legislation.
Rep. Steven Reick (R-Woodstock) had questions and Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) had a strong opinion to share when Kankakee School District Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum Felice Hybert proposed launching a $2 million pilot program for competency-based learning at the House Appropriations Elementary and Secondary Education Committee hearing Monday.
Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) thinks the new Comprehensive Annual Financial Report showing that Illinois lost $9.9 billion in net worth in 2017 shows just how little elected officials are doing to turn around the state after years of gross mismanagement.