Following recent allegations regarding State Auditor General Frank Mautino — and public pressure for his resignation — District 42 state Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) purported that House Speaker Mike Madigan is all too eager to protect Mautino.
Seth Lewis, Republican candidate for Senate District 23 – Bloomingdale, recently queried his rival state Senator Tom Cullerton’s stance on urgent issues in a Facebook comment, publicly challenging his competitor to reveal his outlook for voters.
Expressing pride in her recent endorsement from Illinois’ largest small business advocacy group, Michelle Smith, Republican candidate for Senate District 49 - Plainfield, reiterated her pledge to work toward reform in Springfield if elected in November.
Seth Lewis, a Republican candidate for State Senate District 23 in Bloomingdale, recently made it clear that he stands for common people first by urging his opponent Tom Cullerton to publicly renounce Speaker Mike Madigan's lawsuit regarding the Independent Map Amendment.
No one knows which way the state's Supreme Court will rule on the pending Independent Map Amendment ballot measure, but the litigation could face the same fate as previous rulings about term limits, Gov. Bruce Rauner recently told reporters.
Tonia Khouri, the Republican candidate for the Congress in Illinois' 11th District, recently addressed her perspective on economic growth and how her approach is fundamentally different from opponent Bill Foster, the Democratic incumbent.
Applauding Illinois State Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munger’s recent “no budget, no pay” legislation, Michelle Smith, Republican candidate for Senate District 49 – Plainfield, weighed in, stating that the ruling will uphold state lawmakers’ accountability in Springfield.
The practice of the "pickup" -- where school districts pay some, if not all, of teachers' contributions into their own retirement pensions -- could leave Illinois' educators, students and taxpayers high and dry.