No Budget or Tax Hike Before End of Candidate Filing

Can’t remember where I read that Governor Bruce Rauner was saying that there would be no budget until January, but I can tell you why there won’t be a budget and massive tax hike passed before the end of filing … Continue reading

Other Local Legislators Thinking about Rubio

State Rep. Barb Wheeler announced that she was supporting Marco Rubio in the Daily Herald on Monday. I got an explanation, which was posted yesterday. I sent emails to the other Republican legislators representing parts of McHenry County asking if … Continue reading

Carol Marin Praises Franks for Anti-Tax Stance Two Days after Franks Proposes Huge Tax Hike

The story line for Chicago Sun-Times columnist Carol Marin was that backbenchers like David McSweeney and Jack Franks (pictured with McSweeney’s hands on his back and chest) ought to revolt and solve the budget problem in Springfield. But, apparently after … Continue reading

Legislators’ “Cadillac” Health Benefits

State Rep. David McSweeney is featured in an article about legislators’ health insurance in an Illinois Network News article.  (The Illinois News Network is a part of the Illinois Policy Institute.) The headline is GA health benefits cost taxpayers $1.2 … Continue reading