Even as Gov. Bruce Rauner continues to strive toward a potential state budget solution, House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) “delays and offers nothing,” the Chicago Tribune recently reported while continuing its coverage of Illinois’ hemorrhaging finances.
U.S. Reps. Randy Hultgren (R-IL) and Peter Roskam (R-IL) are hosting a Service Academy Day from 9 a.m. to noon April 22 at St. Charles East High School for students and their families from from the 14th and 6th Congressional districts interested in U.S. service academies.
Whether it was the public paper trail pointing to private activities, rotten luck or a combination of both, Wheeling Mayor Dean Argiris recently encountered rough terrain as he faced consequences of his personal spending habits.
Armed with over a decade of community involvement and a communications background, Anna Nelson is stepping up to the plate to bat for one of her closest causes as a Wildwood Park District board candidate.
Stressing cooperation over competition — with enhanced teamwork among local service groups — Louis Stone revealed his vision for optimum civic functioning in his bid for West Deerfield Township supervisor recently.
Following her recent unsuccessful campaign for a seat in the state House, Dawn Abernathy updated constituents via her Facebook page regarding local action taken in response to pending legislation about which she had previously expressed reservations.
Doing its part to counteract tons of trash accumulating yearly in the nation’s landfills, the city of Highwood has contracted with Chicago-based Lakeshore Recycling Systems to launch a residential organic recycling service, beginning May 1.
Thanks to discussions between villagers and Barrington civic leaders, several infrastructure improvement plans were recently formulated while residents took advantage of the opportunity to meet with their board members.
Dawn Abernathy has joined a cadre of 25 others endorsed by former Rep. Joe Walsh for election within their respective districts as she vies to retain her position as trustee in the village of Mundelein.
Enrollment is now open for the village of Mundelein’s free self-defense class series for women, planned for Tuesday evenings during February and March at the local police department and addressing awareness along with physical skills.
State Senator Dan McConchie (R-26th District) recently scoffed at Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s opposition to an injunction supporting state workers, claiming in a Facebook post that she aimed to bolster Speaker Mike Madigan’s standing.
At a recent Lake Zurich Village Hall meeting, the village board’s planning and zoning commission furthered a discussion on the fate of a land parcel, with plans for a follow-up hearing scheduled Feb. 15.
Continuing to corral consumers’ unwanted extra household electronics items, the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (SWALCO) will carry on its Residential Electronics Recycling Program all year, officials recently stated via Round Lake Village’s website.
The city of Lake Forest has extended gratitude to all residents and elected leaders who attended a recent public forum regarding proposed regional Amtrak expansion and relayed updates to the public about the project’s status.
The city of Highland Park recently authorized a group of high school juniors to attain government experience by participating in the Student Commissioner Program, serving on council boards or commissions up until their 2018 graduation.
There’s a hole in the budget, Illinois Republicans recently said after the Chicago Board of Education approved an amended $5.5 billion operating budget on the chance that the state House overrides Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto, which didn't happen.
State Rep. Carol Sente (D-Vernon Hills) has been added to the Illinois Republican Party’s list of Madigan supporters on its BossMadigan.com website, aimed at spotlighting House Speaker Mike Madigan's (D-Chicago) actions and ties to lawmakers in the state House.
When a new report surfaced recently to confirm that Illinois’
underfunded state pension system was weakened substantially during 2016, State Sen. Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) responded with a statement challenging the General
Assembly in Springfield to take action.
With roughly 60 percent and by approximately 15,000 votes, state Sen. Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) retained his 26th District seat on Tuesday, defeating Democrat Kelly Mazeski and vowing to continue his work in the General Assembly.