Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider is demanding that a state-run program that automatically registers voters be immediately suspended amid reports that non-citizens were certified and cast votes in 2018.
Illinois state Rep. Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro) recently voiced her support for Southern Illinois University at Carbondale officials' plans to eliminate standardized test scores from the school's admissions requirements.
Franklin County farmer and community activist Karen Tucker is grateful to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and the federal government for being there for farmers across the state of Illinois in their time of need, after they declared all 102 counties in Illinois agricultural disaster areas.
Former state Rep. Jeanne Ives (R. Wheaton), who narrowly lost her bid to unseat then Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner in the GOP primary just over a year ago, is back in the political spotlight after announcing her run in the 6th Congressional District.
Veteran state Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) is among a group of GOP lawmakers introducing House Bill 3850 that would repeal the Reproductive Health Act recently signed into law by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
Illinois state lawmakers have a dubious history of subjecting residents to gas tax hikes, but the recent doubling of the state gas tax to 38 cents per gallon seems to have taken things to an entirely new level.
Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider finds it difficult to seriously consider Gov. J.B. Pritzker's graduated income tax-hike proposal, given the source of the plan's own history of personal finance.