Skillicorn Introduces Constitutional Amendment to Protect Retirement Income

A press release from State Rep. Allen Skillicorn: Skillicorn Seeks Constitutional Amendment to Protect Retirement Income SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) has filed House Joint Resolution Constitutional Amendment 14 to protect Illinois retirees from another tax increase. … Continue reading

Synopsis of David McSweeney’s New Township Abolition by Referendum Bill.

Here’s what legislators will see (in addition to any caucus analysis) about State Rep. David McSweeney’s bill to allow the abolitiion of township governments in McHenry County: Amends the Township Code. Provides that the board of trustees of any township … Continue reading

Township Abolition by Referendum, Gun Store Licensing and Gas Tax Hike Bills Could Provide Constitutional Test

With a new Illinois General Assembly being sworn in before a new Governor takes office, it appears that sponsors of legislation current Governor Bruce Rauner might not sign will be tossed to a more favorable Governor JB Pritzker by the … Continue reading

Lake in the Hills Spending at Municipal League Conference Down

Reprinted from the Illinois News Network: Bills to limit taxpayer-funded trips, conferences die in committee as spending continues By Cole Lauterbach and Brett Rowland In 2017, local officials spent hundreds of thousands of tax dollars on trips to a convention … Continue reading

Skillicorn and Ives Start Yellow Jacket Opposition to Democrats’ MFT Hike Proposal

A press release from State Rep. Anne Skillicorn: Representatives Allen Skillicorn and Jeanne Ives hold yellow jacket rally to oppose gas increase East Dundee, IL – Donning yellow jackets, Representatives Allen Skillicorn and Jeanne Ives spoke out Tuesday against the … Continue reading

McHenry County State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally Opposes Legalization of Recreational Pot

The following letter was sent by McHenry County State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally to legislators who will represent McHenry County next year: I am writing to offer my basis for opposing the expected legislation legalizing cannabis for recreational use in Illinois. … Continue reading

Skillicorn Calls for Audit for McHenry County Elections

A public official with no personal stake in the outcome has called for an audit of the vote counting by McHenry County Clerk Mary McClellan. State Rep. Allen Skillicorn, who was unopposed  in Tuesday’s election, issued the following press release: … Continue reading

Allen Skillicorn Endorses Libertarian Kash Jackson for Governor

Republican State Rep. Allen Skillicorn has endorsed Libertarian Party gubernatorial candidate Kash Jackson for Governor. Here is the press release: Libertarian Gubernatorial Candidate Receives Endorsement from Republican Representative Kash Jackson Endorsed by Allen Skillicorn CHICAGO – Libertarian Gubernatorial Candidate Kash … Continue reading

Nancy Zettler’s Campaign for State Senator

Two years ago Nancy Zettler ran for State Representative against Republican Allen Skillicorn and lost. This year she thought she was running against State Senator Karen McConnaughay, but McConnaughay resigned to take a post in the private sector. Then Republican … Continue reading