Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) is pushing for an Illinois Department of Revenue investigation of property tax assessments and charges against any county assessor found to be in violation of assessment and valuation laws.
Reps. Peter Breen (R-Lombard) and Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) took House Democrats to task on Wednesday for calling a vote on an amendment to SB1947, a bill addressing chronic school absenteeism, rather than taking up the state's public education measure, Senate Bill 1.
Rep. Jeanne Ives, (R-Wheaton) has accused the Chicago Tribune of false reporting and political bias based on a recent article titled "‘Lawmaker compares teachers who support transgender rights to ‘dirty old men.’"
DuPage County residents with questions or concerns about school funding can talk with some of their elected officials at a town hall meeting on Saturday at Lisle’s Benedictine University, according to a flier.
Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) takes issue not only with the special funding for Chicago Public Schools (CPS) that was included in Senate Bill 1 -- before being stripped of the provision by Gov. Bruce Rauner -- but with many other aspects of the school funding measure, according to a recent post on her website.
Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) wants Gov. Bruce Rauner to veto Senate Bill 1 rather than provide Chicago Public Schools a financial reward for years of mismanagement, she said in a press release recently.
In a profession where underhandedness is far too common, Matthew Besler is that rare politician you can trust, Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) said in a press release praising the choice of Besler as chief strategic at Citizens for Rauner.
Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) might not be a superhero, but she knows an archenemy when she sees one: In Illinois, her longtime nemesis has been what she sees as an unfair property tax system, and she wants to form a team to fight it.
Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) doesn't think the punishment fits the crime in the case of James Winburn, an employee of the state Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) who was fined $1,000 for soliciting political contributions to a public employee union-funded political action committee (PAC) recently.