Although the name of Lake County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor is still listed on the Central Committee’s website, his page has apparently been taken down after the announcement last week that he was seeking drug addiction treatment.
In the face of mounting international pressure to penalize Israel by boycotting companies that do business there, a bill co-sponsored by U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) that would prevent such actions was authorized Thursday by the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling this weak overturning a decades-old decision allowing unions to charge non-members for lobbying seems to belong a world away, ideologically, from the one in 1977 that said such fees were constitutional.
Three out of four taxpayers are due refunds from the IRS for wrongful asset seizures – but only 16 percent are ever refunded, according to testimony delivered during a hearing chaired by U.S. Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL), a member of the House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee.
Although President Donald Trump publicly toyed with the idea of pardoning two of his former “The Apprentice” TV show contestants, U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) issued an objection to commuting former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s prison sentence.
Ahead of the general election in November, U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) is launching “Stories from the Sixth,” a podcast that covers how his work impacts his constituents in the state’s Sixth District.
It may be business as usual in Springfield now that House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) has won re-election as Illinois Democratic Party chairman, but at least one Republican is questioning the move.
Lake County voters, who voted 54 percent to 46 percent to have Gov. Bruce Rauner face re-election in November, also decided the fate of four fiscal measures on Tuesday, according to results posted on the county’s election results page.
Six Illinois Republican lawmakers have moved to block a bill Gov. Bruce Rauner signed in August exempting illegal immigrants from being deported if local authorities apprehend them on unrelated matters.
As Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s legislative stances this year have landed him in hot water with members of his own party, there are growing calls to replace him on the gubernatorial ballot next year.