U.S. Rep. Sean Casten (D-Downers Grove) is among a group of 14 Democratic lawmakers now attending the United Nations Climate Conference in Madrid, which critics argue is an unnecessarily costly and somewhat hypocritical endeavor.
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.
Republican congressional candidate Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) recently drew criticism from U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Michigan), a charter member of "the Squad” – four famously progressive Democratic U.S. Reps. – after Ives publicly voiced her support for Cook County Board Commissioner Dan Patlak’s reelection efforts.
The Lake County Health Department's most recent ethylene oxide (EtO) measurements around Medline's Waukegan facility were lower than the national ambient data, including the EPA-tested areas of Chicago and Northbrook.
Congressional candidate Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) has earned the support of Republican National Committeewoman for Illinois Demetra DeMonte in Ives' 6th District run against U.S. Rep. Sean Casten (D-Downers Grove).
Illinois Sen. Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) is one of many Republican lawmakers expressing frustration at what they consider Democrats' unsatisfactory response to the growing corruption crisis in state government.
Barrington Hills Village President Martin McLaughlin has emerged as the first official Republican candidate seeking to replace outgoing Illinois state Rep. David McSweeney (R-Barrington Hills) in the 52nd District.