Illinois Republican House Floor Leader Mark Batinick is not entirely surprised at the results of a new Harvard University Center for Ethics survey that finds the Prairie State now ranks as the second most corrupt state in the country with Chicago rating as the most corrupt city.
State Senator Linda Holmes (D-Aurora) has announced that the new Illinois Department of Transportation five-year highway construction program includes major investments in roads in the Aurora area, to the tune of $10.8 million in improvements.
State Representative Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego) signed on to co-sponsor a package of sweeping ethics reform legislation introduced by House Republicans this week to address recently-revealed corrupt behavior by members of the General Assembly that was brought to light through ongoing federal investigations.
Veteran Illinois state Sen. Jim Oberweis (R-Sugar Grove) has scored the endorsement of the Lake County Republicans for his run against U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-Naperville) in the 14th Congressional District.
Illinois Republican congressional candidate Ted Gradel is blasting U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood’s (D-Naperville) vote to pursue impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump as a pure “power grab.”
State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant is partnering with the AARP to host a free workshop – Prescription Affordability and Coverage on Thursday, Nov. 7 from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the White Oak Library – Crest Hill Branch.
The Senate Republican Caucus took action during the week to restore public trust in an honest and ethical state government by introducing legislation to ensure independent investigations of members of the General Assembly.