Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider finds it difficult to seriously consider Gov. J.B. Pritzker's graduated income tax-hike proposal, given the source of the plan's own history of personal finance.
Illinois' GOP congressional delegation recently sent a letter to John R. Lausch, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, demanding an investigation into an alleged scheme by J.B. Pritzker to defraud taxpayers.
It’s a paradox that the same state Democratic politicians who have led the state to the brink of fiscal crisis manage to be re-elected, according to Republican leaders gathered recently to expose the "Chicago Machine."
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner is publicly preaching party unity on the campaign trail. But behind the scenes, Rauner is quietly leading an effort to purge conservatives from the Illinois Republican State Central Committee, which governs the party and has elections this month.
Illinois Republican Party Chairman and Cook County Commissioner Timothy O. Schneider (R-Bartlett) is president of an Elgin car wash that owes $21,448 in overdue property taxes from 2016, according to the Cook County Treasurer.
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.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker drew criticism this week for his personal investments in Big Oil, apparently contradicting his public statements condemning the fossil fuel industry, according to a press release from the Illinois Republican Party.
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.
The Illinois GOP continues to call out the state's two U.S. senators, Democrats Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth, for refusing to distance themselves from campaign donations they received from embattled Minnesota Sen. Al Franken.
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.
The waning months of 2017 have seen a rash of sexual harassment allegations surfacing, and U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) is one of the more recent notable people to have these allegations brought against them.