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.
State Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) is speaking out in the wake of a WBEZ report, "Surviving the War, But Not the Veterans Home," that uncovered that at least 13 residents of a west central Illinois veterans home have died from Legionnaires’ disease over the last two years.
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.
State Rep. David McSweeney (R-Barrington) insists he’s not only in agreement with Rep. Jeanne Ives' (R-Wheaton) call for an investigation of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s recent firing of former top attorney Dennis Murashko, he’s also convinced it stands as yet another example of why Ives needs to replace Rauner in Springfield in 2018.
Rich Morthland, who was tapped by Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) to be her running mate in her bid to unseat Gov. Bruce Rauner, said Ives is starting to elevate Illinois by doing some of the things Rauner promised, but never saw fit to follow through on.
As Congress prepares to reconcile differences between the House and Senate versions of a tax reform bill championed by President Donald Trump, at least one economist is saying the committees are a waste of time.
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.