American Conservative Union Ranks Illinois Legislators

State Senators Dan Duffy and Jim Oberweis (mentioned because he is a candidate for U.S. Senator in the GOP primary) were given a 100% ranking on the 2013 scorecard of the American Conservative Union. David McSweeney, Tim Schmitz and Barbara … Continue reading

McSweeney Quoted in Florida Publication in Opposition to Business Subsidies

State Rep. David McSweeney is the only Illinois official quoted in Sunshine State News about the selection of Florida as the headquarters for the newly merged Office Depot and Office Max company. “Government should not be picking winners and losers,” … Continue reading

Tribune Joins Steve Reick in Slapping Those Who Intervened in Funeral Home Labor Dispute

The latest post of Republican State Rep. candidate Steve Reick’s web site is one in which he criticizes opponent and long-time incumbent Jack Franks for a vote. It criticizes Senate Bill 1787, a bill that started out as Illinois Titanium … Continue reading

Dems Running Bill Downs against David McSweeney

Petitions are circulating for Bill Downs to run on the Democratic Party ticket against State Representative David McSweeney. Downs lives in Fox Trails. Last year, McSweeney came in first in a three-way GOP Primary Election, but was challenged by Dee … Continue reading