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

Senate President Resigning June 30th

Illinois Senate President Christine Radogno announced that she is resigning from the Senate tomorrow. Governor Bruce Rauner issued the following statement: Statement on Senate Republican Leader Radogno Resignation SPRINGFIELD – Governor Bruce Rauner today released the following statement regarding Senate … Continue reading

Madigan’s House Blocks Rauner Human Rights Agencies Reorganization

A press release from Governor Bruce Rauner: A press release from Governor Bruce Rauner: General Assembly Blocks Human Rights Executive Order that Would Provide Better Service to Taxpayers –New structure would be similar to those used in City of Chicago, … Continue reading

Barb Wheeler Barely Passes Bill to Cut Power of Precinct Committeemen in Party Caucuses

The Illinois General Assembly settled a fight among McHenry Township Republicans Wednesday. Four years ago, insurgent Republicans took control of the McHenry Township Republican Party from followers of long-time power house Al Jourdan, Jr. Members of the former ruling faction … Continue reading

Reapportionment the Best Reason to Re-Elect Bruce Rauner

Governor Bruce Rauner is ramping up his campaign for re-election. TV ads, fly-arounds, visits with local chambers of commerce, tours of factories, etc. But, why would Republicans want to re-elect him? In McHenry County Rauner showed no concern for the … Continue reading