All eyes will be on Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker at the start of the new session to see if the Democratic leader has any intention of making good on his pledge to bring fair electoral mapmaking to the state.
Republican congressional candidate Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) recently drew criticism from U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Michigan), a charter member of "the Squad” – four famously progressive Democratic U.S. Reps. – after Ives publicly voiced her support for Cook County Board Commissioner Dan Patlak’s reelection efforts.
I would like to take a moment to wish you and your loved ones a very Happy Thanksgiving. As we gather with family and friends this week, I hope we all take a moment to reflect on that which we are thankful, and to consider those who may be struggling and in need. Our office continues to collect non-perishable items for our local food pantries, and the Wings Domestic Violence Shelter.