All eyes will be on Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker at the start of the new session to see if the Democratic leader has any intention of making good on his pledge to bring fair electoral mapmaking to the state.
Newly appointed Illinois state Sen. Patrick Joyce (D-Essex) has been officially installed in the 40th District, where he will serve out the remaining 14 months of departing incumbent lawmaker Toi Hutchinson's (D-Olympia Fields) term.
Patrick Joyce (D-Essex) has been installed as the new state senator in the 40th District, setting him up to serve out the remaining 14 months of departing incumbent lawmaker Toi Hutchinson's (D-Olympia Fields) term.
Jeanne Ives is not surprised to hear that Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) may be at the heart of a widening public corruption probe centered on Commonwealth Edison's lobbying practices.
The Illinois Republican Party points to the recent raid on the home and offices of longtime state Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Chicago) as an illustration of just how far the state's Democrats are willing to go to impose their will.
Illinois state Sen. Jason Plummer (R-Edwardsville) is convinced that Planned Parenthood’s secret construction of a so-called mega abortion clinic in southern Illinois is a 'disaster' for the pro-life movement as well as state taxpayers.
WFLD Fox 32 Chicago President and General Manager Dennis Welsh did not mince words about the perilous place Illinois’ growing pension crisis has left the state in during a recently aired editorial on the network in which he predicted voters are primed for revolt given anything short of pension reform.
Illinois’ record-setting 2017 income tax hike has done little to slow the state’s rising pension costs, leaving state taxpayers on the hook for nearly $250 billion in unfunded public pension liability.
Dr. Eric M. Wallace announced his run for the state Senate in the 40th District on Monday, setting up a challenge to three-time Democratic incumbent Toi Hutchinson (D-Olympia Fields) on a message of “rebuilding the moral fabric of our state.”