Illinois House of Representatives candidate Marilyn Smolenski is using part of her time in the political spotlight during Domestic Violence Awareness Month to address an issue that has affected her own life.
Since it was announced in May, a plan floated by the Chicago Federal Reserve to create a statewide residential property tax-- adding another $2,500 per year to the bill of a $250,000 Illinois home-- has been furiously, publicly opposed by Republicans across the state.
Marylin Smolenski, Republican candidate for the 55th House District, is dismayed at the lack of transparency and accountability shown by her opponent, Martin J. Moylan (D-Des Plaines), and the Democratic politicians who are using the "No Budget, No Pay" act as a bargaining chip.
With Illinois getting a failing grade from small businesses in a recent survey, Park Ridge Republican and House candidate Marilyn Smolenski has the nod of small entrepreneurs and will keep them in mind when considering legislation.
Republican Marilyn Smolenski hopes to parlay her outsider status into a victory in November’s general election and a video on social media illustrates that she has plenty of grassroots support to help with her goal.
Republican state House candidate Marilyn Smolenski said a recent Chicago Tribune exposé on sexual abuse within the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) system is saddening and lawmakers should be doing more to ensure the safety of students.
Republican candidate Marilyn Smolenski calls the recent scandal involving Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino another failure on the part of government officials to hold those in public office accountable.
Marilyn Smolenski, who is running for state Representative in the 55th House District against incumbent Marty Moylan (D-Des Plaines), is disappointed that Illinois taxpayers have continued to be overburdened and with no real end in sight.