Skillicorn Condemns Elgin School Board Member’s Comparison of American Flag to Toilet Paper

A press release from State Rep. Allen Skillilcorn: SKILLICORN CONDEMNS SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER COMMENT EQUATING FLAG TO TOILET PAPER CRYSTAL LAKE, IL—As reported in yesterday’s Courier News, Elgin School Board Member, Traci O’Neal Ellis, commented on her personal Facebook page regarding … Continue reading

David McSweeney Urges Sheriff Bill Prim to Contact U.S. Justice Department re Illegals

State Rep. David McSweeney has urged McHenry County Sheriff to ask advice from the United States Attorney Jeff sessions with regard to how to react to Governor Bruce Rauner’s signing into law a bill entitled, “The Trust Act.” Sessions opposed … Continue reading

Skillicorn Points to Chicago Subsidy in State Aid to Education Bill

From State Rep. Allen Skillicorn: I’m hearing a lot special interests spread misinformation about the so-called ‘Evidenced Based’ Education bill SB1. Groups like FundingILFuture.org keep saying SB1 doesn’t bail out Chicago pensions, but that isn’t true. Posting these specific portions … Continue reading

The 2017 Family PAC Cruise with Ted Cruz

The Family PAC Cruise on the Chicago River and Lake Michigan is my favorite fund raiser. People arrive early to get a seat on the main deck. The views are spectacular and I enjoy chatting with people I haven’t seen … Continue reading

Governor Rauner Views Sandbagging and Beginning of Flooding

Starting behind the Algonquin Public Works Building, Governor Bruce Rauner thanked volunteers filling sandbags, announced that Cook County was being added to the list of counties declared disaster areas and, then, moved to the street next to the Fox River. … Continue reading

Two Income Tax Hike “No” Voters React to Veto Override

First, this is what State Rep. Allen Skillicorn has to say: Skillicorn Says ‘Junk Budget’ Fails Illinois SPRINGFIELD – Following votes to override Gov. Rauner’s vetoes of a tax hike and unsustainable budget, State Representative Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) called … Continue reading

LITH Sanitary District Trustee Point-Counterpoint

As I take a look at the moves and counter moves involved in the fight over who has the right to appoint the $6,000 a year Lake in the Hills Sanitary District Trustees, I’m taken back to my favorite course … Continue reading