State Sen. Jim Oberweis (R-Sugar Grove), now running for U.S. Congress in the 14th District, has been designated a first-round On the Radar candidate by the National Republican Congressional Committee Young Guns Program.
Jeanne Ives is not holding back her disappointment over news that Illinois state Sen. Thomas Cullerton (D-Villa Park) has been indicted on federal charges of embezzlement for allegedly pocketing as much as $275,000 from union bosses for a job where he was required to do next to nothing.
Legislation that would extend state student aid eligibility to undocumented immigrants, on the governor's desk unsigned for about a week, will not be any easier to fund than the current program, State Sen. Jim Oberweis (R-Sugar Grove) said during a recent interview.
State Sen. Jim Oberweis (R-Sugar Grove) marvels at the way Democratic lawmakers in Springfield are taking a “let the people decide” approach to governance now that they have overwhelming majorities in the legislature.
State Sen. James D. "Jim" Oberweis (R-Sugar Grove) says that Illinois needs to take a close look at what's happening in New York before implementing newly elected Gov. J.B. Pritzker's progressive income tax
Illinois's outgoing Republican governor saw a few of his vetoes overridden during the Fall Veto Session in Springfield and a few new laws have been passed, a QUAD city area lawmaker said in a summary recap released last week.