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.
All eyes will be on Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker at the start of the new session to see if the Democratic leader has any intention of making good on his pledge to bring fair electoral mapmaking to the state.
Illinois state Rep. Tim Butler (R-Springfield) does not mince words about his contempt for allowing someone serving on the State Board of Elections to also have influence over a political committee under the board's jurisdiction.
Jeanne Ives is not surprised to hear that Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) may be at the heart of a widening public corruption probe centered on Commonwealth Edison's lobbying practices.
Veteran Illinois state Sen. Chuck Weaver (R-Peoria) is slated to host a district Town Hall meeting at 6 p.m. on Oct. 22 at Snyder Village in Metamora, where he will speak with residents about community issues and update them on what’s happening in Springfield.
WFLD Fox 32 Chicago President and General Manager Dennis Welsh did not mince words about the perilous place Illinois’ growing pension crisis has left the state in during a recently aired editorial on the network in which he predicted voters are primed for revolt given anything short of pension reform.