State Aid To Education Bill Signing Statements

A press release from Governor Bruce Rauner: Gov. Rauner signs historic education funding reform bill Compromise legislation includes equitable funding for districts, more school choice for families CHICAGO (Aug. 31, 2017) – Flanked by school children and legislative leaders, Gov. … Continue reading

Jim Durkin Supports Steve Reick in Johnsburg

Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin came to the Johnsburg Community Club to make a pitch for nominating Steve Reick in the Republican Primary Election on Tuesday. The event was sponsored by the McHenry Township Republican Central Committee, chaired by … Continue reading

Jim Durkin and Peter Roskam to Headline Sunday, October 27th, GOP Fund Raiser

Besides the McHenry County Republican Central Committee bank account, there is another called the McHenry County Chairman’s Circle. Money from it, controlled by GOP Party Chairman Mike Tryon, goes to finance headquarters and other expenses that could be paid for … Continue reading

Another Statewide GOP Candidate Seeking Political Information

Mark called me about noon with nine questions about the upcoming Republican primary election. First, he wanted to know whether I considered myself a Republican. Next, he wanted to know what faction (although he didn’t use that term). First was … Continue reading

McCain Rallies Illinois Troops – 1

Not once, but twice late Friday afternoon Arizona’s United States Senator John McCain asked all of the veterans in the audience at DuPage County’s Odeum to stand. They did, the ones with McCain signs waving them. And, what did he … Continue reading