Illinois state Rep. Tim Butler (R-Springfield) told a panel of state agencies that transparency, full cooperation and a sense of urgency were key to fixing a recently reported issue with the state's automatic voter registration (AVR) system that allowed 574 non-citizens to be registered to vote in 2018.
Illinois state Rep. Ryan Spain (R-Peoria) told a panel of state officials during a House Executive Committee hearing on the state's automatic voter registration (AVR) that he believed they were headed toward correcting the recent issues that have allowed hundreds of ineligible voters to become automatically registered.
The Illinois House Executive Committee recently heard testimony from two organizations during a hearing about the state's automatic voter registration (AVR) program, which is currently under fire for a series of glitches that have resulted in hundreds of non-citizens and underage individuals being put into the system.
Illinois House Rep. Joe Sosnowski (R-Rockford) had some questions for the Illinois State Board of Elections (BOE) during a recent House Executive Committee hearing regarding a series of recently disclosed glitches in the state's automatic voter registration (AVR) program.
While House and Senate Republicans were critical of many aspects of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's State of the State address on Wednesday, most remain hopeful that he was sincere about bringing about a spirit of bipartisan collaboration.
House Rep. Thomas Bennett (R-Watseka) said Monday that Illinois has dropped in population because it already has such a high tax burden, and the graduated income tax structure would make that even worse.
With Illinois leading the nation in population loss, Gov. J.B. Pritzker's graduated income tax proposal will only drive more people out of the state, Rep. Ryan Spain (R-Peoria) said on the House floor during Monday's session.
State Sen. Chuck Weaver (R-Peoria) said he was worried about funding for a bill that would give schools the option of connecting at-risk students with anger management classes during a Senate Education Committee hearing last week.
Illinois Sen. Chuck Weaver (R-Peoria) recently held a news conference, along with Rep. Dan Swanson (R-Alpha) and several other lawmakers, to discuss the proposed tax hike by Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker.