State Rep. Amy Grant (R-Wheaton) recently welcomed about 40 women to Springfield as part of a daylong forum that saluted them for their contributions as female leaders making a difference across the state.
Just days into her new job as a state representative, Anne Stava-Murray (D-Naperville) has managed to cause a stir among her constituents by characterizing her hometown of Naperville as having “white supremacist policies.”
When state Rep. Deanne Mazzochi (R-Elmhurst) visited the CSI Behring Plasma Donation Center in Melrose Park back on Nov. 2, she marveled at what she said the company does to preserve life and wellness.
State Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) says she can’t believe lawmakers in Springfield are still entertaining the idea of instituting a statewide property tax that would be dedicated to easing the state’s long-troubled pension system.
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.
A pro-family group in Illinois has started a petition drive to oust state Rep. Stephanie Kifowit (D-Aurora) after she said on the House floor that she wished state Rep. Peter Breen (R-Lombard) and his family to be infected by a lethal bacteria.
A motion to override the governor's veto on a bill that would set goals for schools to have smaller class sizes and report their class size data failed to reach the number of votes needed in the House.
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has been calm during the ongoing Sterigenics ethylene-oxide-emissions controversy, the national EPA not so much and the residents of Willowbrook should breathe easy, an air quality specialist said during a recent radio interview.