Pointing out that personal income growth for Illinois lags the national average, District 118 House candidate Patrick Windhorst reminded voters on Facebook the problem is rooted in the state’s economic policies.
Five Republican candidates who will be on November’s ballots in districts across Illinois will hold a press conference at 4:30 p.m. Thursday to answer the question “What Happens When Conservative Reformers Infiltrate the Springfield Machine?”
The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling this weak overturning a decades-old decision allowing unions to charge non-members for lobbying seems to belong a world away, ideologically, from the one in 1977 that said such fees were constitutional.
Six Illinois Republican lawmakers have moved to block a bill Gov. Bruce Rauner signed in August exempting illegal immigrants from being deported if local authorities apprehend them on unrelated matters.
Thanks to a federal grant, the Sahara Woods State Fish and Wildlife Area will be the site of an off-road trail opening in 2019 that’s expected to draw riders from across the region to the Southern Illinois venue.