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.