Jeanne Ives is blasting her 6th Congressional District opponent, incumbent U.S. Rep. Sean Casten (D-Downer's Grove), for his public support of the reauthorization of the long-troubled Export-Import Bank.
Even as he voted in favor of Democrat-sponsored legislation touted as bringing ethics reform to Springfield in the midst of a number of federal corruption probes, Illinois state Rep. Grant Wehrli (R-Naperville) blasted the depth and sincerity of the bills as “legislative malpractice.”
The West Chicago Environmental Commission is once again helping to keep the holiday “green” this season by coordinating the free recycling of strands of incandescent and LED holiday lights and extension cords that no longer work.
Against the backdrop of public corruption scandals plaguing Illinois government, the Illinois House passed two pieces of legislation to address the state’s insufficient ethics laws – House Joint Resolution 93 and Senate Bill 1639.
Illinois state Rep. Deanne Mazzochi (R-Elmhurst) believes the legislation recently passed by the House to create another task force to help stamp out corruption in Springfield is no more than smoke and mirrors by the Democratic Party, multiple members of which are themselves under investigation.