Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) took a moment out of a busy House floor
debate recently to Robert Adams of Winfield, an Illinoisan who has helped hundreds of homeless veterans through his charitable work.
The Illinois Policy Institute is proposing a budget conservative group leaders contend would put an end to the state’s nearly two-year impasse, closing a $7.1 billion deficit without adding any new taxes.
Iowa State Rep. Bobby Kaufmann (R-Wilton) has proposed a “Suck it up, Buttercup” bill that seeks to place a scrutinizing eye on safe spaces and cry rooms for college students who cannot cope with reality.
The University of Illinois has programs aimed at being inclusive for students, staff and people of all races, cultures and backgrounds, but, state Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) said being inclusive does not necessarily mean being productive.
Among registered voters, private sector taxpayers outnumber state and local public sector workers and pensioners over 20 to one in the 42nd Illinois House district, according to a DuPage Policy Journal analysis.
Following the passage of the stopgap budged this summer, Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton)
said it was a major compromise but the positive side is the funding for education, given that this is the most money ever spent on K-12 education in the state of Illinois.
A bill introduced by State Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Dist. 42) to prevent state colleges from approving excessive severance or buyout deals for community college administrators was signed into law this week by Gov. Bruce Rauner.
State Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-IL) posted an opinion piece on her website in which she indicated the Illinois House of Representatives this spring spent nearly $1 million on stipends to 89 legislators for their work on 50 House committees.
The Illinois House and Senate late last week passed a bill sponsored by State Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Dist. 42) that limits the size and scope of community-college buyout packages and severance agreements, and limits the length of employment contracts.
The Illinois House of Representatives unanimously approved a resolution on Thursday that will launch a full performance audit of the College of DuPage (COD). State Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Dist. 42) sponsored the bill, HR55, which followed the decision by the COD Board of Trustees to give outgoing COD President Robert Breuder a $763,000 severance package to secure his early departure from the presidency.