Saturday, September 23, 2017

Gov Rauner Talks of His Asian Trip in Search of New...

Chicago, September 18, 2017 --  Gov Rauner said his trip to Asia was very successful, and that he had a number of great conversations...

In a Year of Political Careers Ending, Attorney-General Lisa Madigan Joins...

September 17, 2017 -- She was the first female to be elected Illinois Attorney-General, and some thought Lisa Madigan would become the first female...

Rep Barbara Flynn Currie (D) Will Not Seek Re-Election in 2018

Chicago -- Rich Miller of CapitolFax reports Rep Barbara Flynn Currie, who was first elected to the Illinois House of Representatives in 1978, and...

And the Beat Goes On: Rep Carol Sente (D) the...

Vernon Hills -- Rep Carol Sente will not seek reelection to the House in 2018.  She joins a long list of House members from...

Gov. Rauner (R) in Japan, Praises and Looks to Build the...

  TOKYO (Sept. 11, 2017) – Gov. Bruce Rauner stressed the need to further strengthen the U.S.-Japan relationship at today’s launch of the 49th Midwest U.S.-Japan...

Campaign 2018: New Candidates Seeking the Republican Nominations for the...

From Springfield: Steven Westerfield, is seeking election to the 99th House district, now held by Rep Sara Wojckicki Jimenez (R), who is not seeking...

Gov Rauner Launches an Opioids Prevention Task Force

From Chicago: Gov Rauner is joined by doctors, healthcare providers, and a former addict, as he signs an Executive Order to launch an Opioid...

On Second Thought, Sen Daniel Biss (D) Announces Rep Litesa Wallace...

Chicago – On Friday, Sen Daniel Biss announced Rep Litesa Wallace would serve as his running mate.  Her selection comes after Biss had to...

Comptroller Mendoza: $805 Million Will Go Out to Schools This Week

CHICAGO— Just after midnight Thursday morning, Comptroller Susana Mendoza’s office began transmitting $541 million in General State Aid to schools around the state. These...

Fmr State Rep Dwight Kay (R) on the Growing Frustration Among...

From Edwardsville -In the wake of an unusually high number of lawmakers deciding to leave the legislature, we speak with fmr state representative, Dwight...