Rep. Scott Drury (D-Highwood), who has been critical of House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) in the wake of a sexual-harassment controversy in Madigan's office, is now paying the price as he runs for attorney general, according to a local victim's rights advocate.
When Sen. Ira Silverstein (D-Chicago) received $55,000 from the Democratic Victory Fund for his re-election, it raised a lot of attention to his campaign and a lot of questions, but for Denise Rotheimer, it’s personal.
Denise Rotheimer is a unique voice amid the many people who are calling for the resignation of longtime House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) in the wake of a recent sexual harassment complaint involving one of his aides.
Denise Rotheimer is featured in an interesting political ad paid for by Liberty Principles PAC that targets incumbent Rep. Norine Hammond (R-Macomb) in the 93rd District and suggests that Hammond is “playing politics” regarding an ethics complaint filed by Rotheimer months ago.
Denise Rotheimer wants justice in the matter of a complaint she filed against Sen. Ira Silverstein (D-Chicago) about advances she said he made toward her while they were collaborating on legislation about protecting families.
Immediate reforms are needed when it comes to taxes and spending, Denise Rotheimer said in response to a new study by Truth in Accounting showing that Illinois residents have the second highest per capita tax burden in the country.
Rep. Barbara Wheeler (R-Crystal Lake) has endorsed Lake County Board member Tom Weber as her successor in the 64th House District, which covers parts of Lake and McHenry counties, according to a press release from Weber.
Lake County Board member Tom Weber said he was surprised and pleased with the outpouring of support her received when he announced his run for the Illinois House recently, according to a press release.
Officials in Springfield and around the country are talking about a “pension cliff” and trying to determine what will happen as large numbers of educators become fully vested in school district pension benefit systems.
Real estate tax reform is the only way to end the unfair funding of schools throughout the state and allow people on limited incomes to stay in their homes, Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) told the Lake County Gazette.