A downstate lawmaker insists the findings in a new Southern Illinois University poll that concludes more than half of all state residents favor a constitutional amendment as a way of reeling in still-rising pension costs comes as a no surprise.
Illinois state Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) insists that former Legislative Inspector General (LIG) Julie Porter’s claims that the Legislative Ethics Commission (LEC) blocked her attempts to bring about ethics reform in Springfield underscores the need for change at the state capital.
A downstate lawmaker is demanding answers in the wake of a brewing controversy in which the Illinois Board of Elections has revealed that hundreds of non-citizens were mistakenly registered to vote through a program run by the Secretary of State’s office.
Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider is demanding that a state-run program that automatically registers voters be immediately suspended amid reports that non-citizens were certified and cast votes in 2018.
Despite the wasted efforts of a governor-appointed task force created to address the state's runaway property taxes, Illinois state Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Harrisburg) remains determined to find a solution.
Illinois state Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Harrisburg) is among a growing list of legal gun-ownership supporters demanding fairer treatment in Illinois after reports that millions in funds went missing from a program meant for the state police to help facilitate gun registrations.
Illinois state Rep. Darren Bailey, R-Xenia, is signaling out the new law that doubles fines for motorists who drive around stopped school buses for special praise among the more than 250 set to go into effect Jan. 1.
While many Americans are experiencing varying degrees of shock at how far the impeachment proceedings against President Donald J. Trump have been allowed to go, Illinois state Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) admits he is not particularly surprised.
The first meeting of the newly created Joint Commission on Ethics and Lobbying Reform is scheduled for Monday at the Bilandic Building in Chicago, and Illinois state Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) can hardly wait to get to work.