Tribune Ad Targets Sente

A full-page ad on the back page of Sunday’s Chicago Tribune tries to convince people to call State Rep. Carol Sente to urge her to vote against Senate Bill 1229, the legislation that would strip Governor Bruce Rauner of collective … Continue reading

Tribune Targets Franks

The Chicago Tribune had a big editorial Sunday urging so-called “Independent” Democrats: Don’t cave to Madigan Why Independent House Democrats should put taxpayers first Included in the editorial was the following about State Rep. Jack Franks: Two other Democrats, Jack … Continue reading

Senate Override of Rauner’s Veto Might Put Franks on Spot

Between now and next week State Rep. Jack Franks might be nervous. The Illinois Senate has overridden Governor Bruce Rauner’s veto of the bill requested by AFSCME, the union representing most state employees, which would mandate arbitration. Assuming no Republican … Continue reading