Robert Winchester, incumbent and longtime Republican State Central Committeeman in the 15th Congressional District who reportedly "lost" that seat in the now-contested race in April, received 100 percent of the vote in Hamilton County, a party official in that county said in an affidavit.
Patrick Windhorst, Massac County state's attorney and Republican candidate for the Illinois House 118th District, is spearheading a petition against a proposed progressive income tax while taking aim at opponent Rep. Brandon Phelps (D-Harrisburg) and other lawmakers for supporting it.
While veterans watched live from the Quincy Veterans Home, Sens. Paul Schimpf (R-Waterloo) and Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) discussed communications during the Legionella outbreak at the site and why the outbreak even occurred during a Senate-House Veterans Affairs Committee hearing Monday.
State Rep. David Reis (R-Willow Hill) had plenty to say on the House floor in October 2015 about his resolution endorsing former Rep. Frank Mautino, a Democrat, for auditor general. But he has nothing to say – at least to SE Illinois News – about Mautino’s ongoing troubles in the courts over questionable expenditures by his now-defunct House campaign.
Darren Bailey points to everything he sees amiss in the 109th District as a glaring example of all that’s gone wrong in Illinois, not to mention the reason why many residents are bolting for greener pastures.
Illinois has its first budget in more than two years after the House voted on Thursday to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s vetoes of three contentious bills that made it through both chambers in a special extended session.