Mirroring two key issues from the last presidential election cycle – battling opioids and regulatory reform – U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) unveiled his goals for the rest of 2018 as chairman of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee.
Although Boeing was prohibited from completing the sale of $20 billion worth of aircraft to Iran once President Donald Trump canceled his predecessor’s nuclear accord with the nation, criticism from U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) may have delayed completion of the deal for the past two years.
Illinois corn and dairy farmer Calvin Taylor recalls the day in September 2011 that his wife, Debra, called him on his cellphone and told him that a crew of IRS agents were at their home, wanting to talk to him.
Although the White House is lauding last week's passage of the Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act, Sixth District U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) had good reason to vote against the measure.
Although the Obama-era nuclear agreement with Iran opened world markets up to the Middle Eastern nation, at least one U.S. firm will not be selling the country any planes now that President Donald Trump has pulled the U.S. out of the deal.
Ahead of the general election in November, U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) is launching “Stories from the Sixth,” a podcast that covers how his work impacts his constituents in the state’s Sixth District.
As this fall’s general election approaches, incumbent Gov. Bruce Rauner is facing stiff competition from Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker, and at least one member of the Republican State Central Committee is being vocal about uniting the party.
Unlike neighboring Indiana and several other states across the country, fraternities and sororities in Illinois are faced with rising property taxes, sometimes to the tune of an additional $700 a year in room and board costs for their members.
The debate over whether to use higher taxes to cope with Illinois’ budget woes recently took a turn when citizens petitioning their state representative for lower taxes were dismissed with a simple change in terminology.
It may be business as usual in Springfield now that House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) has won re-election as Illinois Democratic Party chairman, but at least one Republican is questioning the move.
Comparing Illinois gubernatorial primary candidate Jeanne Ives to former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher could seem like a grandstanding political move -- unless you’re state Rep. Thomas R. Morrison (R-Palatine) and it happens to be time for the 2018 GOP primary.
Should public money support niche projects that only a handful of taxpayers will use or benefit from? That question was at the center of a recent debate among Glenview Park District Board members regarding placing a $17 million bond issue referendum question on the March 20 primary ballot.