A group of concerned parents recently traveled to Springfield to plead directly with Gov. J.B. Pritzker about saving a private school scholarship program he has targeted for dissolution as part of his proposed state budget.
Democratic state Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz (D-Glenview) is spearheading a drive to curb sexual harassment in the workplace with the proposed creation of the Private Sector Workplace Anti-Harassment Task Force.
Rabbi Mark Kalish, state Representative for parts of Morton Grove, Niles, Lincolnwood and Skokie, has not returned calls for comment on the legislation to legalize third-trimester abortions and repeal parental notification laws.
Reforms need to be implemented before any income tax increase sees the light of day, a suburban Chicago state representative said while also alluding to lessons he said Illinois needs to learn from New York State.
A state House member for less than a month, Rep. Yehiel "Mark" Kalish (D-Chicago) , a former lobbyist, already has bigger problems than finding his way around the state Capitol and tending to constituent problems: He might soon have the might of the world’s religions crashing down on him, if a rabbi from New York has his way.
Lobbyist Yehiel Mark Kalish confirmed that he is “lobbying hard” for Lou Lang’s (D-Skokie) vacated House seat, but he says that no deal is in the works whereby Lang would get Kalish’s clients in exchange for the seat.
State Rep. Lou Lang (D-Skokie) will reject more qualified candidates and hand his House seat to lobbyist Yehiel Mark Kalish in exchange for at least some of Kalish’s clients, a source familiar with the deal told North Cook News.
As Democrats celebrate big wins in November's midterm elections, a suburban Chicago state representative said during a recent interview that the Illinois GOP needs to unite in ways he saw writ small during his narrowly successful campaign.
Illinois's outgoing Republican governor saw a few of his vetoes overridden during the Fall Veto Session in Springfield and a few new laws have been passed, a QUAD city area lawmaker said in a summary recap released last week.