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

McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi Hires Daniel Kegl as New Assistant, Former Position – Illinois House Parliamentarian

A press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office: Daniel Kegl joins State’s Attorney’s Office as Assistant State’s Attorney in the Civil Division Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, is pleased to announce that Daniel Kegl has joined … Continue reading

New State Rep. Maps Appear on Speaker’s Web Site – But They Are From 2001

Go figure. There are two reapportionment web sites out there. The 2001 is still active and that’s what I happened upon last night before I wrote the article below, which might be useful for historical purposes but has nothing to … Continue reading

Just as Jack Franks Won’t Say If He Supports Madigan, Bill Foster Won’t Say If He Supports Pelosi

Their districts are adjacent, but neither Democrat wants to be know as a Democrat and neither is willing to say whether or not he will vote for their incumbent House Speaker. Below you will hear Bill Foster dodging and ducking. … Continue reading