The Illinois Republican Party slammed J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat vying to become governor, for what they called an inadequate response to a report condemning the performance of Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios.
In response to several recent lawmaker endorsements of J.B. Pritzker in his bid to become governor, the Illinois Republican Party is accusing House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) and his supporters of pushing Pritzker for his ability to bankroll campaigns and help Democrats control redistricting.
The Better Government Association (BGA) recently fact checked statements made by J.B. Pritzker, Democratic candidate for governor, that he had released "way more" information about his taxes than Gov. Bruce Rauner and found that assertion was false.
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) new report highlighting campus policies that prohibit free speech ranks Chicago State University among the most prohibitive, a posting on the group’s website said.
Better Government Association (BGA) Policy Manager Rachel Leven recently urged Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) commissioners to create an office of the inspector general (IG) to improve efficiency and operations, according to a posting on the group's website.
Rep. David McSweeney (R-Barrington Hills) recently joined Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton), who is challenging Gov. Bruce Rauner in the GOP primary, in calling for an investigation into the resignation of Rauner’s former general counsel, Dennis Murashko, McSweeney said in a release.
The Illinois Republican Party slammed Democratic candidate for governor J.B. Pritzker for not taking a harsh stance against Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios and House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) in the wake of a damning report by the Chicago Tribune and ProPublica Illinois on the county's tax assessment system.
Chris Kennedy, a Democratic candidate for governor, is calling on Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios to step down based on reports that his office has rigged the system in favor of property tax lawyers and the wealthy.
Businesses contracting independent workers should ensure that those contractors have their own workers compensation insurance coverage to prevent drawn out litigation and potential payouts, attorney Eugene Keefe, founding partner with Keefe, Campbell, Biery & Associates, wrote in a recent blog post.
Republican congressional candidate Jeremy Wynes, who is running to represent the 11th District, has criticized the incumbent Democrat, Rep. Brad Schneider, for standing by embattled Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), who faces sexual harassment allegations.
The Illinois Republican Party recently released a new digital ad accusing House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) and Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker of seeking additional tax increases, a GOP release said.
A recent report from the Chicago Tribune shows how a project in Cleveland developed by Chris Kennedy while he was at the helm of Merchandise Mart has not benefited that city as projected, a failing the Illinois Republican Party has jumped on to discredit the Democrat candidate for governor.
The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is accepting public comments on its 2017 Freight Plan, which discusses the current state of freight movement in the state and lays out strategies to increase the system’s efficiency, according to a release from IDOT.
The Illinois Republican Party recently called on Sens. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) to give up campaign contributions from Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) following allegations of sexual harassment against him, according to release from the party.
Citizens for Rauner recently put out a new ad promoting Gov. Bruce Rauner and his accomplishments during his first term, positioning him as the candidate pushing back against House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago).
News outlets Gothamist and DNAinfo, which focused on neighborhood news in cities such as Chicago, have closed citing business difficulties and a vote to unionize in the publications’ New York offices, according to a report from CBS News.