Former high-level aides to Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has revealed that Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady (R-Bloomington) told the then governor he was right for signing HB 40 in September 2017, the law requiring Medicaid funding of abortions. At a separate meeting, Brady also recommended that the governor sign gun control bills should they reach his desk.
Chicago’s police union says its members can’t get a fair shake from a disciplinary body, the Chicago Police Board (CPB), so it's petitioning the Illinois Labor Relations Board for the right for officers to select arbitration involving separation cases.
David J. Fletcher was nominated in the Senate to be member (medical provider) of the Workers' Compensation Medical Fee Advisory Board on Wednesday, Jan. 8, according to the official Illinois General Assembly website.
Jnelson Wood donated $1,000 to Democrat Arthur L Ii's election campaign committee, Friends for Arthur Turner II, on Jan. 15, according to records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).
Outraged by allegations brought forth by a recent WBEZ story about the possible cover up of a rape detailed in a state government email exchange, Senate Majority Leader Kimberly A. Lightford (D-Maywood) urged that appropriate authorities, including the Champaign County State’s Attorney, the Illinois State Police, and the Illinois Executive Inspector General, take immediate steps to investigate this report.