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.
GOP state House candidate Marilyn Smolenski laments that she can count all the ways that Rep. Marty Moylan (D-Des Plaines) has betrayed his constituents when it comes to the ongoing sexual harassment scandal that is gripping Springfield.
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.
House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) continues to be dogged by growing allegations of bullying and sexual harassment involving senior staffers, the latest episode fingering long-time Chief of Staff Tim Mapes, who resigned when the claims came to light on Wednesday.
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.
Illinois state government leaders say they will spend a record $38.5 billion and borrow an estimated $11.5 billion over the next year, according to a fiscal year 2019 budget plan approved by Gov. Bruce Rauner.