Kathy Hansen, a political activist from the Rockford area, cannot fathom how lawmakers in Springfield can begin to justify giving themselves a pay increase as part of a new state budget that raises taxes and adds to Illinois' already seemingly insurmountable debt.
Republican state Rep. Andrew Chesney (Freeport) insists that his views on abortion are clear even though he has not read the particulars of the state of Georgia’s so-called “fetal heartbeat bill,” signed into law last week amid controversy around the U.S.
In some ways, Republican House member Andrew Chesney (Freeport) thinks the verdict is already in with regard to the ongoing probe into Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s alleged involvement in a property tax-saving scheme.
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.
Richard Pearson, executive director of the Illinois State Rifle Association, is warning members that he believes Senate Bill 107, aimed at banning “assault weapons,” will not be the last attack on legal gun owners.