Gov. Bruce Rauner recently applauded the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) decision to approve a request for aid from the state following catastrophic flooding in July in northeastern Illinois in July.
Sen. Pamela Althoff (R-McHenry) recently praised the collaborative work of Sen. Carol Sente (D-Vernon Hills) and lamented the polarized politics pushing moderate legislators like herself and Sente out of the General Assembly.
A Cook County Circuit judge has dismissed a defamation and invasion of privacy complaint brought by Rep. Scott Drury (D-Highwood) against his opponent in the 2014 election and a conservative talk radio host and political activist, according to court documents.
The advocacy group Mothers On a Mission to Stop Violence has proposed federal legislation to guarantee crime victims legal representation funded through the Crime Victims Compensation Act, according to a press release.
As part of this year’s World Leaders Forum Inspirational Series, Judson University will celebrate the work of Be the Match, a bone marrow donation program credited with saving the life of this year’s keynote speaker, author and magician Jim Munroe, according to a press release from the university.
Rep. Nick Sauer (R-Lake Barrington) sees the reforms established in the state's new school funding formula as finally providing equal funding and an opportunity for schools to do what's best for their students, according to a press release.
The Lake County Republican Central Committee wants area residents fired up about its Second Amendment Dinner and Gun Raffle on Friday, Oct. 13, at the Concorde in Kildeer, according to a press release.
Rep. Sheri Jesiel (R-Winthrop Harbor) voted against the recently passed compromise school funding reform measure because it kept special considerations for Chicago Public Schools and did not provide enough property tax relief, she said in a statement.
Illinois trucking businesses will deal with fewer regulatory strains on their revenue thanks to legislation sponsored by Rep. Nick Sauer (R-Lake Barrington) that Gov. Bruce Rauner signed into law recently, according to a press release from Sauer.
The Republican organizations of several Lake County townships want to get some wind beneath the wings of GOP candidates in upcoming elections via an aviation-themed fundraiser on Sept. 14, according to a press release.
Concessions to Chicago Public Schools weakened the state's public school funding bill but not enough to stop it from being a "very good bill that needs to be passed immediately," the superintendent of Gurnee School District 56 says.
Neither Senate Bill 1 nor Gov. Bruce Rauner's amended version of the state's public school funding bill do what's best for all state schools, the superintendent of Big Hollow School District 38 Superintendent Bob Gold argues.
Thirteen promises to be good luck this year, as Vernon Hills will host its 13th Annual Oktoberfest celebration on Sept. 23, offering activities for kids, hayrides, food, drink and entertainment at the Vernon Hills Metra Station.