Rep. Christine Winger (R-Wood Dale) pitched workers' compensation reform as a potential benefit to state-created entities in Chicago, one tied to sports venues and the other to tourism and trade shows, during a recent House Appropriations-Public Safety Committee hearing.
In a profession where underhandedness is far too common, Matthew Besler is that rare politician you can trust, Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) said in a press release praising the choice of Besler as chief strategic at Citizens for Rauner.
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. Randy Hultgren (R-IL) and the other senior members of the U.S. Helsinki Commission members urged President Donald Trump demand fair treatment of U.S. prisoners ahead of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's recent visit to Washington.
Rep. David Olsen (R-Downers Grove) wants to put several measures in place to promote in-state attendance of the University of Illinois (UI), including limits on tuition and fee hikes and quotas for local students, according to a press release.
Repeat gun crime offenders will face tougher sentencing thanks to a bill signed into law by Gov. Bruce Rauner on June 23, according to a press release from Rep. Patti Bellock (R-Hinsdale), who attended the signing.