The upcoming Maine Township Board meeting promises to be at least as contentious as the September meeting at which three newly elected trustees challenged Supervisor Laura Morask on her handling of the township's general assistance program.
State Representative Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) no longer supports Gov. Bruce Rauner’s re-election bid after the first-term governor signed a controversial bill that forces taxpayers to pay for abortions at any point in pregnancy for any reason, according to a statement.
Gov. Bruce Rauner recently announced he will sign controversial abortion funding expansion House Bill 40 into law, which critics say will increase the number of abortions from the reported 22,892 in Cook County in 2015.
Cook County's recently imposed sweetened beverage tax has been such as disaster that even Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s die-hard constituents have lost confidence in her, according to a recent press release from the Illinois Republican Party.
The Niles Maine Library, board majority, plans to vote on a 2.1% levy increase at the October 18th board meeting. After nearly a $1 mil increase for the 2017-18 budget, the greedy library wants more of your tax dollars.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker continues to refuse to call for a repeal of the Cook County sweetened beverage tax, clearly fearing repercussions from his government allies, the Illinois Republican Party said in a press release recently.
U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider (D-IL) will give up on principles in order to tow the party line, and as such needs to be ousted from his U.S. House seat, Republican challenger Jeremy Wynes contended recently in a press release.