Illinois House Rep. Joe Sosnowski (R-Rockford) had some questions for the Illinois State Board of Elections (BOE) during a recent House Executive Committee hearing regarding a series of recently disclosed glitches in the state's automatic voter registration (AVR) program.
While House and Senate Republicans were critical of many aspects of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's State of the State address on Wednesday, most remain hopeful that he was sincere about bringing about a spirit of bipartisan collaboration.
Illinois House Rep. Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) recently spoke out in favor of several pieces of legislation regarding ethics that Republicans have introduced in the wake of several corruption investigations involving state Democrats.
Americans for Prosperity-Illinois (AFP-IL) recently held a press conference to show its support for a senate bill that would end the practice of suspending state motorists' driver's licenses for non-driving offenses.
The Senate passed a bill last week that restructures care grants and amends the Illinois Public Aid Code to require the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to restructure the Family Support Program to enable early treatment of youth, young adults and transition-age adults with a serious mental illness or serious emotional disturbance.
Sen. Dave Syverson (R-Rockford) stood in opposition of a bill that allows individuals participating in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program to receive benefits even when they are noncompliant.
House Rep. Jeff Keicher (R-Sycamore) said a graduated income tax structure will cause Illinois residents to flee the state during the House session on Monday when the chamber was voting on the constitutional amendment.