Jeanne Ives is blasting her 6th Congressional District opponent, incumbent U.S. Rep. Sean Casten (D-Downer's Grove), for his public support of the reauthorization of the long-troubled Export-Import Bank.
Democrats are hypocrites on this issue. They claim to be for the little guy. They say they oppose corporate greed. Then they pass regulations and unfunded mandates on small businesses and give large corporations and big banks handout after bailout. I saw it in Springfield. The same happens in Washington.
‘Quite frankly, I don't think you can use the word 'crisis' to describe it (unfunded pension liabilities) at the state level. It's something we have to deal with, but it's not something that we're on the verge of bankruptcy on.’- John Cullerton, 2013
Veteran state Sen. Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) has joined a trio of other GOP lawmakers in pushing legislation aimed at assuring that the Illinois State Board of Elections remains above board when it comes to funding political action committees.
Organizers of the first-ever Wide Awake: Socialism – Not Now, Not Ever Coalition event held on Nov. 6 at the Round Lake Beach Cultural Center made certain to especially thank all the young people who tirelessly worked and turned out in support of their cause.
Congressional candidate Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) points to the 244 available sick days Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) leaders were able to hammer out for members as part of their new contract agreement as a prime example of the extreme power the CTU possesses.
In this report, good news for public safety in Woodstock, Harvard and Crystal Lake, completing the Nippersink Creek Aquatic Restoration Project, a visit to West Elementary School in Crystal Lake and a report on my fall Teleforum Townhall.