Rauner on IL Supreme Court Pension Decision that Pension Reform Bill Unconstitutional

A press release from Govenror Bruce Rauner: Statement on Supreme Court Decision CHICAGO – Governor’s spokesman Lance Trover issued the following statement: “The Supreme Court’s decision confirms that benefits earned cannot be reduced. “That’s fair and right, and why the … Continue reading

Reapportionment Constitutional Convention Petition

Circulators of the petition to change the way the Illinois General Assembly is apportioned are complaining that they are not getting a fair deal from the Illinois State Board of Elections. The Chicago Tribune editorial yesterday points to radically desperate … Continue reading

Video Ad Aims at Democrat Jack Franks

State Rep. Jack Franks has told folks that he will vote to put the so-called millionaire’s tax Constitutional Amendment dreamed up by House Speaker Mike Madigan on the balloty. Seventy-one votes are needed to pass the Illinois House and there … Continue reading

David McSweeney Passes Constitutional Amendment to Abolish Office of Lt. Governor

State Rep. David McSweeney is on a roll. Yesterday he passed a bill stimulated by McHenry County College’s potential of borrowing over $40 million to almost double the size of the campus, plus build a health and fitness club that … Continue reading

McSweeney Gets Constitutional Amendment to Aboloish Office of Lt. Gov. Out of Committee

A press release from State Rep. David McSweeney: McSweeney Moves to Abolish Lt. Governor Position Approved by Committee Springfield – Illinois voters will hopefully have the opportunity to decide whether the state should have a Lieutenant Governor. State Representative David … Continue reading