"Can you hear me now?" will no longer be the question in the Prairie State. Gov. Bruce Rauner was loud and clear Thursday when announcing the Small Wireless Facilities Development Act, which he signed with Republican lawmakers at this side.
Rep. Patricia Bellock (R-Hinsdale) and Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) spent more than two hours at Monday’s House Appropriations Elementary and Secondary Education Committee hearing going over matters that included student mental health and safe transportation legislation.
Jillian Rose Bernas is moving on to a rematch with Rep. Michelle Mussman (D-Schaumburg) in the November general election after garnering 59 percent of the vote in her GOP primary faceoff with Charlotte Kegarise.
For weeks, Rep. David Harris (R-Arlington Heights) has been using his point of personal privilege to note what is good about Illinois, and he continued his string of making positive comments during House floor debate March 6.
A recently released YouTube video shows Marilyn Smolenski, the Park Ridge Republican vying for the 55th House District seat held by Rep. Marty Moylan (D-Des Plaines), endorsing Katie Miller in her GOP primary bid in the 53rd House District.
Katie Miller said House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) keeps his power by attempting to squash opposition, such as his recent attempt to bump Rep. Scott Drury (D-Highland) from the attorney general ballot in the March 20 Democratic primary.
Amendments to bills related to a proposed opioid task force and heroin overdose statistics had Rep. Patricia Bellock (R-Hinsdale) questioning the lack of due process by her peers in presenting legislation at a House Human Services Committee hearing last week.
A campaign donation from the State Democratic Victory Fund to Sen. Ira Silverstein D-Chicago), who was named in a sexual harassment complaint, is par for the course, according to Park Ridge Republican Marilyn Smolenski.