Abortion is not "a humanitarian good," a 54th District state representative said shortly after outgoing Planned Parenthood Federation of American President Cecile Richards received a prestigious civil and human rights award.
Never a man more true to his word, Rep. David Harris (R-Arlington Heights) used his point of personal privilege during the May 10 House floor debate to point out one more positive thing about the Prairie State among the pending doom and gloom.
A bill to form a female-based council to provide research support and public policy on issues affecting females had three GOP lawmakers questioning how such an assembly deals with abortion law and gender definition and equality.
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.
State government isn't doing enough for small businesses in Illinois, where their voices too often are muted by big corporations, the Republican candidate for the 44th District state House seat said during a recent interview.