Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider is demanding that a state-run program that automatically registers voters be immediately suspended amid reports that non-citizens were certified and cast votes in 2018.
Former high-level aides to Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has revealed that Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady (R-Bloomington) told the then governor he was right for signing HB 40 in September 2017, the law requiring Medicaid funding of abortions. At a separate meeting, Brady also recommended that the governor sign gun control bills should they reach his desk.
Illinois state Rep. Randy Frese (R-Paloma) has jumped on the Madigan-must-go bandwagon, joining a group of four other GOP lawmakers who are demanding the resignation of House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) amid a wave of FBI probes and harassment cases in which his name keeps appearing.
Illinois state Rep. C. D. Davidsmeyer (R-Jacksonville) wants residents of his 100th District impacted by recent heavy flooding to know that the state and U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) are offering loans for those affected in 2019.
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.
Attorneys for an Arkansas woman who has named the son of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden as the father of her child claim in a court filing that Hunter Biden is not expected to challenge the results of a recent DNA test or the way the test was administered.
Illinois state Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer (R-Jacksonville) is convinced that two Democratic-sponsored bills recently passed in the legislature should be just the start of a longer process aimed at curbing corruption in Springfield.