House Fails to Override Governor’s Veto on Collective Bargaining Bill

The Illinois State Senate voted to override Governor Bruce Rauner’s veto of Senate HB 1905. It would have provided misdemeanor criminal penalties to elected municipal officials who passed local collective bargaining regulations. Two of McHenry County’s three State Senators–Pam Althoff … Continue reading

Governor Criticizes Senate Override of Bill That Outlaws Local Regulation of Collective Bargaining, Althoff & McConnaughay Flip

A press release from Governor Bruce Rauner: Gov. Rauner Statement on Senate vote on SB 1905 Chicago (Oct. 24, 2017) – Governor Bruce Rauner issued the following statement following the Senate vote on SB 1905: “Today’s vote could create a … Continue reading

Barb Wheeler “On Verge of Tears” at Rauner’s Signing Pro-Abortion Bill, Pam Althoff Opposed to Taxpayer Funding

State Rep. Barb Wheeler provided her reaction to Governor Bruce Rauner’s signing of the bill forcing taxpayers to fund abortions for Medicaid recipients and state employees to the Illinois News Network: “I’m just sickened by his decision to sign House … Continue reading

Illinois Family Institute Believes Rauner Betrayed Voters by Forcing Taxpayers to Pay for Abortions

From the Illinois Family Institute: Rauner Signs Democrat Bill Forcing Taxpayers to Fund Abortion Written by Laurie Higgins Governor Bruce Rauner has stabbed conservatives in the back—again. But much worse, he has ensured that thousands more babies will be killed in the … Continue reading