Majority leader Michael Madigan’s (D-Chicago) chief of staff, head political operative and appointed House leader have stepped down or been fired since being accused of sexual harassment, making HB 138 needed more than ever.
After being accused of sexual harassment by activist Maryann Loncar today -- and a day after he helped pass the Equal Rights Amendment in the state House -- Rep. Lou Lang (D-Skokie) resigned from his leadership role as deputy majority leader.
With the end of the spring legislative session looming and the budget yet to be passed, Rep. Sheri Jesiel (R-Winthrop Harbor) and her GOP peers held an impromptu press conference Tuesday rejecting taxpayer-subsidized abortions.
Sen. Paul Schimpf (R-Waterloo), Senate Minority Leader William Brady (R-Bloomington) and Gov. Bruce Rauner reminded Illinoisans of the ultimate sacrifice made by soldiers at a Memorial Day Wall of Remembrance ceremony last week.