Saturday, August 19, 2017

Rep Sara Wojcicki Jimenez (R) and Rep Steven Anderson (R) Are...

Springfield - Anyone who pays attention, knows we are not in normal times when it comes to serving in the state legislature.  Over the...

Speaker Madigan: “We are Not Going to Walk Away from...

State Capitol:  While Gov Rauner and the Republicans were gathered at the State Fair for Governor's Day, and denouncing Speaker Madigan's control of the...

Illinois Senate Votes to Override Gov Rauner’s Veto of SB-1, the...

State Capitol:  The Illinois Senate today voted to override Gov Rauner's veto of SB-1, the education funding bill, on a vote of 38 Yes,...

Illinois Senate in Session at 2 PM Sunday, in Expected Vote...

Springfield - In what seems to be in many ways a replay of the Budget Battle we had in July, when the legislature voted...

Rep Allen Skillicorn (R) on Gov Rauner’s Agenda and Establishing Party...

From Chicago:  The Illinois Channel's Contributing Correspondent, Jeff Berkowitz, interviews Rep Allen Skillicorn, about the approach to governing that Gov Rauner brings to the...

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan Is Now the Longest Serving Speaker...

Congratulations to Speaker Michael Madigan, who set a new national record for the longest serving House Speaker in American history. On Saturday, August 5, 2017,...

Illinois Senate Back in Session on Sunday to Work on Education...

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate returns to regular session at 2 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 13 with the intention of acting on school funding legislation,...

Add Mike Fortner (R) to the Growing List of State Representatives...

West Chicago-- Rep Mike Fortner, a Republican lawmaker who voted to override Gov Rauner's budget veto is joining the growing list of lawmakers  --...

Sen Andy Manar (D) Slams Gov Rauner’s Changes to Education Reform

State Capitol: In a statehouse press conference, Sen Manar took the governor to task for the changes made to SB-1, the education funding reform...

Rep Bill Mitchell (R) Joins the List of Lawmakers Deciding Not...

Decatur -- Rep Bill Mitchell (R) of Decatur joins the growing number of lawmakers who are deciding it's time to leave.  Mitchell today announced...

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Mark Rhoads, Author of “Land of Lincoln:Thy Wondrous Story”

From the Pasfield House in Springfield: We talk with former Illinois State Senator Mark Rhoads about his book, "Land of Lincoln: Thy Wondrous Story"...

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