Illinois businesses and non-profits will no longer be charged a fee for electronically filing paperwork with the Illinois Secretary of State's office, according to a press release from Rep. Peter Breen (R-Lombard).
Illinois townships will now be able to recycle leaves, wood chips and brush from unincorporated areas rather than add to the growing pile of garbage woes, Rep. David S. Olsen (R-Downers Grove) said in a press release.
Rep. David Olsen (R-Downers Grove) recently joining Gov. Bruce Rauner and other lawmakers at a signing ceremony for Senate Bill 8, a state procurement system reform measure, according to a press release.
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.
Gov. Bruce Rauner’s office has lost or terminated 21 staffers in the wake of the passage of a contentious budget plan and an unpopular tax hike on July 6, which many saw as a major political defeat for Rauner and many GOP lawmakers.
Gov. Bruce Rauner recently added several key communication personnel to his team, further shaking up his staff following a major political defeat when the Illinois General Assembly overrode his vetoes on a budget and spending plan.
Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) told the DuPage Policy Journal that while Gov. Bruce Rauner's special session address Tuesday night was filled with nice ideas, he needs to offer a more practical solution to Illinoisans.
“Today we’ve seen a complete dereliction of duty by the majority in the General Assembly,” Gov. Bruce Rauner said after the 100th session of the General Assembly closed. “Once again, a tragic failure to serve the people of Illinois. A tragic failure to pass a balanced budget along with critical structural changes to protect taxpayers and grow more jobs.”