While lobbyists are busy crafting the apparent copycat green energy bills sweeping across state legislatures, Illinois conservatives are withholding support for these controversial proposals until more is understood.
As House Democrats eye legislation that would bring a version of U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal to Illinois, Republicans and industry sources say the bill could wreak havoc with the state's fragile economy.
Rep. Bob Morgan's (D-Deerfield) bill that would place insurance rates under state government scrutiny has picked up 16 co-sponsors since its introduction Jan. 18, despite potentially being an example of government waste.
Amid recent fraud allegations against gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker (D), U.S. Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL) is challenging his opponent, Democrat Sean Casten, to return campaign donations from Pritzker.