Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) didn’t mince words during a recent City Hall gathering in Harvey where she touched on the city’s growing financial crisis, which includes not being able to make payments to its still-rising public safety pension system.
Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) is scheduled to hold a noon press conference at Harvey City Hall today to discuss the ongoing fiscal crisis and the necessary "next-steps" to bring the state back from the brink of financial ruin.
A bill that would allow convicted felons to hold elected municipal office, Senate Bill 225, worked its way through the Illinois Senate last fall and could be considered in the House in the spring session.
August (O'Neil) Deuser is convinced education offers Illinois a pathway to returned viability. Deuser is planning to hammer home that point as he prepares to run for state Senate in the 19th District in 2020.
As more Cook County retailers watch beverage sales spiral down following the enactment of the penny-per-ounce sales tax in August, some county board members who represent the Chicago Southland are feeling the pressure to reverse course.
Illinois’ ongoing budget problem has left the State Board of Elections in a financial hole so deep that agency officials claim they can’t afford the new computers they need to handle the number of candidates filing petitions to run in next year’s elections.
Rep. Reggie Phillips (R-Charleston) is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the capture of vandals who raided one of his senior-assisted living construction worksites and damaged valuable equipment.