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Newly elected Illinois State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) has a hard time believing some of the things that pass for normalcy in Springfield.
Darren Bailey finds hope in all the chaos now surrounding Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s proposed graduated income tax hike.
Newly elected state Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) is no fan of the trend he has seen developing over his first few months in Springfield.
Darren Bailey is afraid for Illinois’ future.
Republican State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) worries that nothing in Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s recent budget address changes the fiscal tone of what is happening in Illinois.
State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) says he isn’t the least bit surprised that private-sector business owners are avoiding Illinois.
Newly elected state Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) says he hoped to see more signs of resistance to the Springfield establishment building by now.
State Rep.-elect Darren Bailey says the hopes he brewing scandal involving Chicago Ald. Ed Burke serves as a teaching moment for state lawmakers everywhere.
As Illinois continues to lose residents, state Rep.-elect Darren Bailey says he always feared that things would come to this.
State Rep.-elect Darren Bailey of Xenia thinks it’s time every lawmaker in Springfield take a stand on what he sees as the driver of so many of the state’s most pressing issues—its pension system.
Illinois's outgoing Republican governor saw a few of his vetoes overridden during the Fall Veto Session in Springfield and a few new laws have been passed, a QUAD city area lawmaker said in a summary recap released last week.
Newly elected to the Illinois House of Representatives, Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) is among the growing number of GOP lawmakers calling for the resignation of Rep. Stephanie Kifowit (D-Aurora) in the wake of her chamber-floor attack on colleague Peter Breen.
A House resolution adopted Nov. 15 honored Valarie Hodges, food service coordinator for Harrisburg schools, for her work with The Summer Food Program.
Dave Severin of the Republican Party has been declared the winner in the 117th House District against Democrat Jason Woolard.
Republican Patrick Windhorst has been declared the winner in the 118th House District against Democrat Natalie Phelps Finnie.
Unlike the dynamic four years ago, a majority of the Illinois House races – 56 percent – will be competitive contests pitting major party candidates during the Nov. 6 midterm election.
The number of Illinois House races being contested by major-party candidates on Nov. 6 is up 13.6 percent over the last midterm election in 2014, according to a Prairie State Wire analysis.
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?”
Darren Bailey wonders when Democrats will truly reach the point of having had enough of House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago).
With the budget deadline nearing, Rep. Natalie Phelps Finnie (D-Elizabethtown) stood proudly with Republican lawmakers at an impromptu press conference Tuesday rejecting taxpayer-subsidized abortions.