House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) continues to be dogged by growing allegations of bullying and sexual harassment involving senior staffers, the latest episode fingering long-time Chief of Staff Tim Mapes, who resigned when the claims came to light on Wednesday.
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.