A Republican Illinois House representative from the 93rd District earlier this week renewed her call for fair maps and pushed support for an independent map-drawing petition following a U.S. Supreme Court decision not to hear gerrymander cases.
Illinois State House Rep. Jaime Andrade Jr. (D-Chicago) is co-sponsoring a major reproductive rights bill, but he has not responded to requests for comment about a Democratic colleague's reported suggestion that castration would solve the issue entirely.
A Chicago Democratic lawmaker's second attempt at eliminating Illinois' rent-control ban would predictably worsen the state's housing crisis – or solve it in a negative way – the founder of an online news outlet said during a recent interview.
A bill that would require schools to institute a daily break for all students between the grades of kindergarten through fifth grade has been assigned to the House’s Elementary & Secondary Education School Curriculum & Policies Committee.
The resignation of state Rep. Lou Lang (D-Skokie) on Monday marked the second time in about as many weeks that an Illinois representative who is alleged to have abused a woman got a new gig in a high-powered organization with influence in government.
A 19-year-old college freshman, David Krupa, could be on the verge of accomplishing what many older, more experienced politicians have failed at over decades: putting a chink in the armor of the Madigan political machine.
Rev. Dr. Alan Vincent Ragland, pastor at Third Baptist Church of Chicago for 26 years before his recent retirement, was honored by a resolution passed by the Illinois House of Representatives on Nov. 29.
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.