Madigan’s House Blocks Rauner Human Rights Agencies Reorganization

A press release from Governor Bruce Rauner: A press release from Governor Bruce Rauner: General Assembly Blocks Human Rights Executive Order that Would Provide Better Service to Taxpayers –New structure would be similar to those used in City of Chicago, … Continue reading

Idea Surfaced in 2002 Libertarian Party Gubernatorial Campaign Gaining Legs

When an idea gains strength journalists say it has “legs.” The idea for a constitutional amendment to limit the number of terms a person could be House Speaker or Minority Leader and Senate President or Minority Leader was a major … Continue reading

More Contributions for Bartman from Farm Bureau, Union & Mike Madigan’s Democratic Party

Right before the $200,000 came from Chicago Land Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC, a Political Action Committee related to Operating Engineers Union Local 150, came two contributions from the Illinois Farm Bureau PAC called “Illinois Farm Bureau ACTIVATOR Fund.” They totaled … Continue reading

Will Higher Assessments Lead to Higher Taxes?

Real estate assessments are being hiked by 8% in a lot of townships. That has to be scaring people who don’t understand the property tax system. There are two parts to the tax bill: the assessment the tax rate On … Continue reading

Republican Alan Skillicorn Challenges Democrat Nancy Zettler Not To Vote for Mike Madigan for House Speaker

The man running for take State Rep. Mike Tryon’s seat–Alan Skillicorn–is challenging his Democratic Party opponent–Nancy Zetler–to pledge not to support Mike Madigan for House Speaker, if she is elected. Not much chance of that, considering so-called “Independent” Democrat Jack … Continue reading

Recap of Reick Spending to Stay on Ballot, Fend Off Madigan-Franks Stalking Horse

A re-statement of the Steve Reick campaign’s campaign disclosure for the first quarter of the year–the time when fake GOP candidate Jeffrey Lichte was being pushed by Mike Madigan and Jack Franks allies–has been filed. The House Republican Organization and … Continue reading